Graduate Spotlight

Guest Chef Night ft. Ysaac Ramirez

August 21, 2017

Guest Chef Night last Thursday was a huge success and a delicious taste of what’s to come next month with Come Grow With Us.  The seventh installment of this event featured Chef Ysaac Ramirez of Josephine Estelle at the Ace Hotel, who will also be joining us at our upcoming annual gala alongside 19 other […]


Guest Chef Night ft. Chef Alex Harrell

July 31, 2017

Last Thursday was our sixth Guest Chef Night, this time featuring Chef Alex Harrell of Angeline.  Chef Harrell opened Angeline in 2015, and is both executive chef and owner of Angeline.  His food “brings a fresh, refined approach on Southern cuisine to the French Quarter.”  Chef Harrell uses fresh, local southern ingredients and incorporates French techniques […]


Emeril Lagasse Foundation + Liberty’s Kitchen

June 23, 2017

The Emeril Lagasse Foundation provides support for youth to change their lives in lasting ways. Here are the stories of a few special young people whose lives have been touched by multiple programs that the Foundation supports. Watch this video of LK grad Nadja to see how organizations like the Emeril Lagasse Foundation and Liberty’s Kitchen, […]


Keith’s Pralines!

June 14, 2017

After Youth Development Program graduation, Liberty’s Kitchen alum go on to many different pursuits… sometimes even joining our staff! After graduating in 2011, LK alum Keith worked in restaurants all over the city including Commander’s Palace and Crescent City Brewhouse. Recently, he joined our opening team at Liberty’s Kitchen Poydras, where he works as a […]


Congratulations to our talented Graduates!

March 10, 2017

This afternoon, Liberty’s Kitchen celebrated the graduation of Jasmine and Durrell from the Youth Development Program. At the start of the ceremony, our Executive Director, Dave welcomed family, friends, current students, and program staff for being here to commemorate the accomplishments of both graduates. Dave then handed it over to our Culinary Training Coordinator, Tasheena who […]


Next Level at Liberty’s: Youth Leadership!

August 30, 2016

We are thrilled to be rolling out an additional eight months of “next level” support and programming for YDP graduates! We sat down with stellar Youth Leadership Program Coordinator Devon Turner to learn about what’s ahead. Tell us about YLP. The Youth Leadership Program is an 8-month extension to the training program. It’s all about building upon […]