Join Nina Compton, 2018 James Beard Best Chef of the South, as she shows you how to prepare new twists on classic New Orleans' dishes.
Here's the scoop on Nina. In 2015 she opened her own restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana, Compère Lapin. Compère Lapin serves Caribbean-style cuisine and is located in the New Orleans Central Business District. Nina competed on Season 11 of Top Chef. She was the runner up and was voted fan favorite by viewers. In 2018, Compton opened Bywater American Bistro in New Orleans with Husband/Partner Larry Miller and Chef/Partner Levi Rains. In 2017, Compton was honored with the "Best New Chef" award in Food & Wine magazine. Her restaurant Compère Lapin was named one of America's 38 Best Restaurants by Eater in 2017.