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Mailing Address

Emeril Lagasse Foundation
3801 Canal St., Suite #300
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 212-2222


For Grant Inquiries:

The Emeril Lagasse Foundation supports 501(c) non-profit organizations providing children’s educational programs in the following areas: Nutrition and Culinary Education, Life Skills Development, Childhood Hunger and Arts Education.


Interested and qualified organizations should mail a concept paper no longer than three pages to:


Emeril Lagasse Foundation
3801 Canal St., Suite #300
New Orleans, LA 70119


Grant consideration is limited to:

  • Organizations with 501(c)3 status.
  • Organizations that do not discriminate by race, religion, sex, age or national originzIf your concept letter is eligible for consideration, you will be contacted with further grant application instructions and criteria. We cannot respond to all requests due to the volume of concept letters received.*Note: The following requests are not related to concept letters for education programs, and therefore cannot be considered by Emeril Lagasse Foundation and will not receive a response:
  • Personal appearance requests for Chef Emeril Lagasse.
  • Autograph or letter of support requests for Chef Emeril Lagasse.
  • Requests for personal financial assistance and/or scholarships for individuals.
  • In-kind donations of Emerilware products for fundraising or charity events.
  • Request of Emeril’s Restaurants services.


For Media Inquiries:

Liz Bodet

*For PR requests for Emeril & Emeril’s Restaurants , please email