My favorite things: Jean French

Chef instructor, Baton Rouge Community College


Guilty pleasure

A gin martiniMy Fave Things-Guilty pleasure

Place for lunch


Way to spend a Saturday morning

Red Stick Farmers Market

TV show

The Big Bang Theory

Way to spend $20My Fave Thing-20 dollars

A little gift for my wife

My motto for life

Love and be loved.

Baton Rouge experience or attraction

Thursday-night Rock N Rowe at Perkins Rowe

Way to get myself moving in the morning

The paper and a cup of café au lait

Childhood memory

Playing cowboys and Indians in the street—it was safe then.

Locale for date night

None—I am usually in bed by nine and married for 34 years.

Item in my wardrobeMy Fave Things-Book

I have a collection of 33 Beatles ties.

Way to unwind

A nice glass of chardonnay


The Children at the Hearth series

Talent I wish I had


Concert I ever attended

The Rolling Stones in the Superdome

Excuse to indulgeSmall bronze figurine of Eifel tower

Don’t need one—I’m a chef!

Out-of-town destination

Vacations in France

Most treasured possession

Crystal goblets from the 1889 World’s Fair in Paris