Sclafani Cooking School                         
                            History
                            
                                     Sclafani's Cooking School is
                                  founded in practical experiences

                                      
                                                        Chef Frank Sclafani's Father
                                                                   Papa Sclafani

                       
Papa Sclafani founded Restaurant Sclafani in 1945 in Mid City New Orleans La.  First son Frank studied restaurant business and cooking under the guidance of Papa Sclafani for over 30 years
           
                        
The Internationally known Restaurant Sclafani located at 1315 North Causeway Blvd. in Metairie, LA was built in 1958 and operated until 1985.
                                                         
                                                FRANK P. SCLAFANI, SR., C.E.C., F.M.P

Chef Frank Sclafani has 27 years of professional culinary restaurant experience as an owner/executive chef of Restaurant Sclafani in Metairie, Louisiana. The restaurant offered an a la carte and dinner menu featuring over 100 items from which to choose. This was a popular location for celebrities, businesses, banquets and wedding receptions. He managed a staff of 150 restaurant employees in a landmark restaurant providing table cloth seating for 500 guests.

Chef Frank earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas.
Frank P. Sclafani, Sr., C.E.C., F.M.P., is an active member of the American Culinary Federation - New Orleans Chapter and was chosen as their "1994 Chef of the Year". Chef Sclafani successfully completed the Foodservice Management Professional (F.M.P.) requirements, and earned his credential from The Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association. He is also a member of the Louisiana Restaurant Association, the Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Catering Executives and other professional organizations.

Chef Sclafani participates as a judge with the Acadiana Culinary Classic and the Baton Rouge Classic sponsored by the American Culinary Federation local chapters and other ACF Chapters. Chef Sclafani, his staff and students were especially proud to cook for the three United State Presidents; Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and George H. Bush. 

                                            

The family tradition goes on with Chef Sclafani's grandchildren interested in continuing the cooking legacy

Put life into your dreams of greatness to become the best chef you can be and build a professional career that can pay you for a lifetime of success.


                                                      Sclafani Cooking School
                                         713 Carrollton Ave.| Metairie, LA 70005
                                                             (504) 833-7861