Historic Photos and Facts

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Jacmel Inn Original Staff - Opening Day
July 4, 1977

Pictured left to right, back row: Johnny Chauvin, Richard Murphy, Jay Haydel, Mike Wronkoski, Glenny Newman, Elizabeth Norton & daughter, Lauri Wilcox, Paul Murphy, Brian Cappo

On Steps: Rick Colucci, Susie Cappo, Cathy Swagert, Zan Nichols-Prieto

Chef preparing food at Jacmel Inn
Saints Annual Bus Trip - November 1982

Back Row: Billy Brinkman, Slator Swartwood, Steven Chauvin, Rick Colucci, Wallace Simmons, Mark Morgan, Harry Williamson, Bill Jagminas

Front Row: Paul Murphy, Mike Wronkoski, Jordi Griener, Craig McCarthy, Tim Chauvin

Chef preparing food at Jacmel Inn
Snow Day - 2008

Jacmel Inn as seen from the front on December 11, 2008. A record breaking eight inches of snow fell on Hammond, LA.
Chef preparing food at Jacmel Inn
Eleanor Murphy

Eleanor Murphy’s presence at Jacmel Inn from 1978-1993 was instrumental in the success of the restaurant. Eleanor's graciousness with the customers and the wisdom in her mentoring of the staff were priceless and cherished by all.

Chef preparing food at Jacmel Inn
Leg O' Lamb - in the Jacmel Inn Kitchen

Left to right, Paul Murphy, Reggie Gibson and Rick Colucci prepare a leg of lamb in honor of the King Tut exhibit in New Orleans - circa 1978.
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