Monique Boutté Christina



Monique Boutté Christina is the managing partner of Mulate’s Cajun Restaurant. She has been working with her now-retired father, Kerry Boutté, since the early 1990’s. She moved to New Orleans in January 1997 and has been operating Mulate’s with the help of her husband, Murphy, ever since. She wrote her second cookbook, Let’s Party at Mulate’s, to showcase how we throw parties in South Louisiana!





2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Senate Committee Room E
Book Talk
Let’s Party at Mulate’s: The Original Cajun Restaurant, New Orleans, Louisiana

3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
Book Signing


Let's Party at Mulate's: The Original Cajun Restaurant, New Orleans, Louisiana

Classic recipes from Cajun land!

From their humble beginnings in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, Mulate’s: The Original Cajun Restaurant has welcomed guests from all over the world. Their vibrant atmosphere, live Zydeco music, and classic Cajun cooking are captured in this unique collection of 105 of their signature recipes. Dishes include Mulate’s Crabmeat Stuffing, Catfish Jambalaya, Crawfish Bisque, and Lemon Ice Box Pie. Learn the secrets to the success of this multi-generational family-run business as they share easy to follow directions and special sections on hosting crawfish boils, brunch, game day parties—and more. You’ll be ready to host a proper “fais-do-do” just like those who do it best!


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