Manny Augello

30under30-LOGOManny was born and raised in Palermo, on the Italian island Sicily before coming to Louisiana. While honing his culinary skills he served his chapter as Warden. After graduating he began working on his craft and soon took over as Executive Chef of Jolies Louisiana Bistro in Lafayette. Manny worked there for over five years before opening his own restaurant, Bread and Circus Provisions where he is the owner and head chef and specializes in Cajun style cooking. Over the years Manny has been named one of five chefs in Louisiana to watch and one of the ten best chefs in Louisiana by the Louisiana Tourism Office. He also had the honor of cooking at the famous James Beard House in New York City. Manny believes in culinary activism and supports the farm to table and slow food movements. If you’re ever in Lafayette be sure to check out Bread and Circus Provisions.