St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Southern Kitchen Celebrates Grand Opening in LaPlace

Southern Kitchen Celebrates Grand Opening in LaPlace

Thursday, August 22, 2013

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH – St. John Parish President Natalie Robottom, Councilmembers Larry Snyder and Lennix Madere, family members and a host of friends joined owners Vedora Carson and Charles Stewart, as well as Business Manager Trenell Muse for the grand opening of LaPlace Southern Kitchen on Saturday, August 10. The new restaurant is located at 975 Cambridge Drive, Suite B in LaPlace.

The grand opening featured free food, drinks and cake and was standing room only for most of the evening.  "The opening was a fun-filled event with church members and friends from throughout the Metro area.  The atmosphere was inviting and the food was delicious", said Parish President Natalie Robottom.

LaPlace Southern Kitchen is a family-friendly, southern, home-style restaurant that offers a variety of chicken and seafood dishes, vegetables, and features lunch and dinner specials. The restaurant also bakes home-made pies and cobblers and catering is available upon request.

“Laplace Southern Kitchen scored five stars on my scale in cleanliness, great tasting food and friendliness,” said Councilman District VI Larry Snyder. “It’s a fun family-orientated restaurant that makes it feel as if you went to grandma's house to eat.”

LaPlace Southern Kitchen is open six days a week, Monday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  For more information or to place a “take-out” order, please call 985-359-1929 or visit LaPlace Southern Kitchen on Facebook at