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Community: Business Awards honors chef John Folse, other entrepreneurs at annual banquet

The Baton Rouge Business Awards and Hall of Fame banquet on March 30 celebrated this year’s winners. Business Report President and CEO Julio Melara and Chairman Rolfe McCollister Jr. along with Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome presented the awards to this year’s honorees: Young Businessperson of the Year — Nick Speyrer, president of Emergent Method; Businessperson of the Year — Brandon Landry, co-founder and CEO of Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux; Company of the Year with fewer than 100 Employees — City Group Hospitality; and Company of the Year with more than 100 Employees — Lipsey’s.
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How Chef John Folse brought Louisiana food to the world

From his simple upbringing in a Cajun cabin, John Folse became the chef that would introduce Louisiana’s unique cuisine and culture to the world. His long list of accomplishments includes author, TV food personality, businessman and educator. Folse will be honored this month by Business Report and Junior Achievement at the 2021 Business Awards and Hall of Fame gala.
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A Taste Of Louisiana with Chef John Folse inducted into The Taste Hall Of Fame

Baton Rouge – A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company, produced by Louisiana Public Broadcasting for 13 seasons beginning in 1990, was inducted into the eighth class of the TASTE Hall of Fame, presented by the TASTE AWARDS, announced in a press release on January 5, 2021 by The TASTE AWARDS Committee. The TASTE Hall of Fame Inductees are selected based on either having received numerous TASTE AWARDS and finalist nominations over the years, and/or having made a significant impact in the world of taste and broadcast entertainment. Inductees range from television and movies, to online video, radio, and real world experiences.
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