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Ruffino’s Owners Named Restaurateurs of the Year

Rodrigue, Sclafani honored by Louisiana Restaurant Association The Louisiana Restaurant Association announced yesterday that Ruffino’s co-owners Peter Sclafani and Ruffin Rodrigue have been named its 2014 Restaurateurs of the Year. The award will be officially presented on August 2 at the LRA’s annual Five Star Futures Gala. Recognized for their […]

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Ruffino’s Sclafani Tapped to Cook at James Beard House

Renowned chef to introduce New Yorkers to signature “French Creole meets Italian” cuisine Chef Peter Sclafani of Ruffino’s Restaurant in Baton Rouge has been invited to showcase his signature Italian-Creole culinary skills at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City.  Sclafani will be the featured visiting chef on […]

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Todd Graves Named Louisiana’s Restaurateur of Year

The most prestigious Louisiana restaurant industry honor—Restaurateur of the Year—was awarded to Todd Graves, Founder and CEO of Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, at a gala event held by the Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) on Saturday. LRA’s highest honor is presented annually to an individual who has contributed unselfishly to the […]

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