Bourrée Restaurant in Youngsville has announced that they are eyeing a March 2022 opening date. The restaurant that took Acadiana by storm has been closed for about 10 months due to a small fire that took place on February 26, 2021.
Governor John Bel Edwards is encouraging operators of Louisiana restaurants, bars, catering companies and other food-related establishments to register for the U.S. Small Business Administration's new Restaurant Revitalization Fund.
Louisiana's restaurant industry has been hit hard by the pandemic. Stan Harris the President and CEO of the Louisiana Restaurant Association says our state has lost thousands of jobs and hundreds of restaurants have closed for good.
Harris says "we are taking small steps back...