clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Chef Josh Laskay of Emeril's Nola Passes Away At 38

Laskay held the chef du cuisine position at NOLA since 2009.

Emeril's NOLA/Facebook

Sad news this afternoon, with Todd Price reporting that Emeril's Nola chef du cuisine Josh Laskay has passed away at the age of 38: "The ultimate cause of death was a lung infection he developed after spending a month in the intensive care unit at Ochsner Hospital."

Laskay, a New Orleans native and graduate of De La Salle High School, studied at Delgado and began his career as a bartender. He rose through Emeril's ranks in the kitchen, first joining the restaurant to plate desserts in 2002 and eventually earning the position of chef du cuisine in 2009.

Nola

535 Ramona Street, , CA 94301 (650) 328-2722 Visit Website

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Eater New Orleans newsletter

The freshest news from the local food world