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Funeral arrangements announced for Paul Prudhomme

Chef Paul Prudhomme shares one of his famous recipes on television. (Source: Chef Paul Prudhomme's Always Cooking | WYES) Chef Paul Prudhomme shares one of his famous recipes on television. (Source: Chef Paul Prudhomme's Always Cooking | WYES)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Funeral services for iconic chef Paul Prudhomme will begin Sunday evening in Mid-City.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal Street. Visitation continues Monday at 9 a.m. at St. Louis Cathedral. A funeral Mass follows at 10:30 a.m.

Prudhomme help popularize Cajun and Creole cuisine after opening his restaurant, K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen, in 1979. He quickly gained national attention for making unknown Louisiana dishes a staple on menus across the country.

"Chef Paul," who grew up in Opelousas, published nine cookbooks and created a line of spices that is sold around the world.

Prudhomme died Thursday. He was 75.

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