K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen to close permanently amid COVID-19 restrictions

Kenny Kuhn
July 13, 2020 - 10:26 am

Legendary French Quarter restaurant K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen announces they will permanently close amid COVID-19 restrictions.

According to The Times Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate, the restaurant said in a statement, "The difficult decision to shut down the restaurant came after repeated closings this year due to mandated business restrictions," It continues, "Most recently K-Paul's has been closed since May, precipitating the couple's tough call to turn the last page on the renowned dining spot."

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K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen was founded in the 1970s by then locally famous chef and television cooking show host, Chef Paul Prudhomme.

Chef Prudhomme passed away October 8, 2015. His niece, Brenda Prudhomme and her husband, executive chef Paul Miller, ran the restaurant since his passing in 2015.

"We have been blessed and honored to serve our customers who have become family through shared stories, breaking bread with jalapeno cheddar yeast rolls and raised martini glasses," Brenda Prudhomme said. "We will also treasure the memories of all of our amazing staff members over the years, knowing that they will carry a piece of K-Paul's with them for the rest of their careers."

 

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