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Louisiana Chef Prudhomme, Who Helped Spread Cajun Food, Dies at 75

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Thursday, 08 Oct 2015 02:13 PM

 Celebrated Louisiana chef Paul Prudhomme, who helped popularize Cajun and Creole cooking in the United States and around the world, has died at age of 75, a representative from his restaurant in New Orleans said on Thursday.

Prudhomme died after a brief illness, said the official from K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen.

Prudhomme, known for a soft white hat, salt and pepper beard and Cajun accent, was a television mainstay who also launched a successful line of spices. He wrote nine cookbooks, according to his website.


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Celebrated Louisiana chef Paul Prudhomme, who helped popularize Cajun and Creole cooking in the United States and around the world, has died at age of 75, a representative from his restaurant in New Orleans said on Thursday. Prudhomme died after a brief illness, said the...
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