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Ella Brennan commanding the table by Leslie Iwerks

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Published .
Written in English


  • Commander"s Palace (Restaurant),
  • Restaurateurs,
  • Louisiana style,
  • Biography,
  • History,
  • American Cooking,
  • Restaurants

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Oscar-nominated filmmaker Leslie Iwerks brings Ella Brennan"s remarkable story to the screen showing how she became a leading force in the contemporary restaurant business despite the challenges of being a woman in a male dominated field. With the success of New Orleans iconic establishment Commander"s Palace, restaurateurs and chefs from around the world and all walks of life credit the important role Ella has played in building and enhancing American cooking and hospitality.

Edition Notes

Statementa film by Leslie Iwerks ; Iwerks & Co. presents ; directed by Leslie Iwerks ; produced by Leslie Iwerks, Michael E. Tang ; written & edited by Mo Stoebe, Leslie Iwerks, Mark Catalena
ContributionsTank, Michael E., film producer, Clarkson, Patricia, narrator, Brennan, Ella, commenator, Lagasse, Emeril, commentator, Prudhomme, Paul, commentator, Tower, Jeremiah, commentator, Chase, Leah, commentator, Nieporent, Drew, commentator, Meyer, Danny, commentator, Bouloud, Daniel, commentator, Zagat, Tim, commentator, Sudekum, Jimmy, composer (expression), Iwerks & Co, Passion River Films
LC ClassificationsTX910.5.B685 E453 2017
The Physical Object
Format[videorecording] :
Pagination1 videodisc (96 min.)
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26932438M

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