Today’s episode is all about bread. More specifically, it is about one man’s passion for bread and changing the way we think about it.
My guest today is Graison Gill, an artisan in the truest sense. He’s a baker of bread in a city known for po-boys, but that’s not his story.
Graison is the founder of Bellegarde Bakery here in New Orleans, and if you love bread you won’t want to miss it. It will change the way you think about that bag of flour sitting in your pantry!
Follow Bellegarde Bakery Online
Bellegarde’s new location and retail store will open in summer 2019. You can check them out and order online at bellegardebakery.com.
Be sure to follow Bellegarde on Instagram (@bellegardebakery) for hunger-inducing images of their products, and check out their Facebook page for all the latest news.
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Thanks to Graison Gill for taking the time to talk with me about Bellegarde Bakery and his passion for connecting consumers with the people who grow the raw products.
A special thanks to Emily Reimsynder Diament of Diament PR for setting this interview up on short notice.
A big thank you to my wife, Marie Bologna, who suggested Bellegarde Bakery as a topic – and for purchasing a bag of Bellegarde grits as a Christmas present for me!
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