Woldenberg Park
1 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130


October 27-29, 2017

Chef Julie Barreda

Chef Julie Barreda, a business woman, chef, community supporter, is a native of Florida with a family that blended palettes of international cultures and a Cuban American upbringing. Her culinary experience, travels and studies ranged from Europe to Florida State University from where she graduated. A lover of New Orleans since childhood, she now calls it home.
Julie has lended helping hands for Chef Art Smith Companies, The Oprah Winfrey Show to name a few. Chef currently teaches at The New Orleans School of Cooking. She is best known for her love of people, the art of presentation and knowledge of food and wine and her love for working with children. She has been honored to have contributed to many special events nationwide including putting her magic touch on the James Beard House.
Chef Julie owns Destination Kitchen Tours and Travel , MUST DO NOLA.COM with a large presence in New Orleans, La. and Simply Julie, LLC, a line of seasonings and condiments, “For The Pleasure of The Table”. Currently, Julie hosts a weekly television culinary segment on New Orleans very own Cox Television, Channel 4. The bilingual show called EL MIRADOR aires twice weekly in New Orleans, Lafayette and Baton Rouge, at the moment.
One of Chef Julie’s greatest joys is spending time with family and friends and creating a variety of wonderful culinary & memorable experiences.