Quotes by Paul Prudhomme
- After failing four times and after working for other people and realizing that nobody paid attention to the food like they should have, we wanted to just pay attention to the food and service.
- Cajun is country food by farmers and fisherman that arrived in Louisiana from Acadiana, Canada.
- Creole is New Orleans city food. Communities were created by the people who wanted to stay and not go back to Spain or France.
- I opened my own restaurant when I was 17. I went broke, then traveled around the country, learning about different kinds of foods, had three other restaurants that went broke. It didn't all start just a few years ago!
- I think the most wonderful thing in the world is another chef. I'm always excited about learning new things about food.
- I wait for the next opportunity to have something to do with food. If I get rested, my mind just starts creating new dishes - click, click, click.
- I'd like to have the first restaurant that can deliver incredible quality food to your table at your house at any time-right where you live.
- If you have acid in food, you need to sugar it. At a high temperature, the acids are changed to sugar.
- In '71 or '72 I returned to New Orleans and stayed there. I started cooking Louisiana food. Of all the things I had cooked, it was the best-and it was my heritage.
- We had no electricity, no gas. Food was probably our greatest entertainment - the most fun thing that we could do was food.
- We trust something in a grocery store and assume it's good. We don't learn about the most precious thing in life-the food we put in our body. Educate yourself!
- When I travel I normally eat club sandwiches or I bring my own food. When you go into a new town, it's very had to find a good place to eat.
- You don't need a silver fork to eat good food.