Nina Compton loves food and that love shows through the taste of the dishes she serve at her restaurants in New Orleans. Her recent award is confirmation that she is a top chef
Her restaurant Compère Lapin, was started by Compton and her husband. Recently Compton opened a new restaurant, Bywater American Bistro. For their new venture, Compton and husband/Partner Larry Miller have teamed up with longtime friend, collaborator and Compère Lapin Sous Chef Levi Raines who helms the American bistro as Chef/Partner.
In May of this year the James Beard Foundation Awards also called “The Oscars of Food”, crowned Chef Nina Compton, a national of Saint Lucia. Chef Compton won the Award in the category “Best Chef South” among 104 nominations which recognizes years of devotion to culinary art.