Winter Getaway: Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table


Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Thu, Feb 22, 2018 6:00 PM
Film Info
Runtime:96 min
Country Listing:USA
Rating:Not yet rated (STC)
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Leslie Iwerks
Cinema Extra
Featuring:Ella Brennan


Visit New Orleans for a Jazz Brunch!

Take a trip to sunny New Orleans and gorge yourself on delicious southern cooking with the legendary restaurateur Ella Brennan, a true visionary in the world of American fine dining. Brennan revolutionized creole cuisine and put the Big Easy on the map, launching the careers of celebrity chefs like Paul Prudhomme and Emeril Lagasse in the process. A pioneer for women in the industry, she entered a business dominated by men and turned it on its head, masterminding world-famous dishes and establishing two iconic restaurants: Brennan's and Commander's Place. Learn more about this inspirational woman and feast your eyes on the most celebrated food New Orleans has to offer.

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Hot Docs Winter Getaway: Beat the winter blahs and escape to some of the world's most sunny and colourful destinations in this uplifting film series.

Winner—Audience Award, Spotlight Film: Documentary, New Orleans Film Festival 2016