John Besh talks about his successful year

December 2015
By: Meghan Kluth, WGNO

 It's been a big year for award-winning chef John Besh. He opened Willa Jean in the CBD, and Shaya Uptown, which was named "America's best new restaurant" by Esquire magazine. He also released his fourth cookbook: Besh Big Easy: 101 Home-Cooked New Orleans Recipes, in which he makes his favorite hometown cooking accessible to a wide audience of cooks and readers, and easy to bring in the kitchen.

In this, his fourth book, the award-winning chef John Besh takes another deep dive into the charm and authenticity of the cuisine of his hometown.

Besh Big Easy: 101 Home-Cooked New Orleans Recipes, is a fresh and delightful new look at his signature food. Besh Big Easy will feature all new recipes for homestyle cooking such as gumbo, stews, and one pot meals.