About Us

Chef Frank Brigtsen and his wife Marna are the owners of Brigtsen’s Restaurant, in the Riverbend neighborhood of Uptown New Orleans. Frank began his culinary career in 1973 while attending Louisiana State University. In 1979, he apprenticed at Commander's Palace Restaurant under the guidance of Chef Paul Prudhomme. In 1980, Frank became the first Night Chef at K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen when the restaurant began dinner service. During his seven-year tenure with Chef Prudhomme at K-Paul's, Frank attained the position of Executive Chef. Paul and the late K Prudhomme were instrumental in helping Frank and Marna open Brigtsen's in 1986.

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Location

723 Dante Street
New Orleans, LA
70118

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Brigtsen’s is CLOSED the week of December 28-Jan 3rd. We will reopen Tuesday, January 4th.
We wish you all a healthy and happy New Year. Please call for Reservations beginning on Tuesday, January 4th, after 10:30 am. Thank you for your understanding and patience.
Frank & Marna Brigtsen