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About Blake Jackson

Chef Blake is the Owner & Executive Chef of Drake Catering, Prepared Nutrition & Whisk Dessert Bar. Jackson made a name for himself in the past decade as one of the area’s premier event caterers and private chefs. But in 2016, his career was brought to a new level. Following the opening of Prepared Nutrition, Chef Blake went on to win the Louisiana Food Prize, as well as being selected to the ACF New Orleans Best Up & Coming Chefs in Louisiana. In 2017, Jackson competed as a finalist in the National Farm to Table Chef’s Challenge. His Nouveau Louisiane style has become a signature and he continues to operate the three businesses. When not in the kitchen, Blake, his wife Hailey & their pup Porter are traveling every bit they can.
Latest Posts | By Blake Jackson
Grub: Fermenting for Foodies 101
4 months ago

Grub: Fermenting for Foodies 101

By  •  Food

There are so many trends in food; sometimes I find it hard to keep up. Some new and hip digestible concepts spread like wildfire across New York and Paris, …
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The Cook’s Guide to Kitchen Cocktails
4 months ago

The Cook’s Guide to Kitchen Cocktails

By  •  Food, Recipes

After a good visit to New Orleans, I always come back with some exciting new ideas for dishes. With endless restaurants and veteran chefs, the city is crawling with …
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Like I Was Sayin’, Shrimp is the Fruit of the Sea
6 months ago

Like I Was Sayin’, Shrimp is the Fruit of the Sea

By  •  Food, Recipes

Had Forrest Gump never become a 1990s instant classic movie, we would have never seen the South’s most lovable lug fall in love with Jenny. We would have missed Forrest …
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Coming Clean in 2019
8 months ago

Coming Clean in 2019

As the clock struck midnight, quite a few of us clinked a glass of champagne and vowed to make a few changes for the new year. And for many, this …
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