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After graduation from Rutgers University, Emanuel "Eman" Loubier, owner of Dante's Kitchen, moved to New Orleans. Not finding an outlet for his botany degree, he saw two places where he could work: hospitals & restaurants. He decided he could handle the heat, so he got into the kitchen. His career includes a 10-year stint at Commander's Palace as chef de cuisine. While the self-proclaimed "Creolized East Coast boy" and his wife were making their house a home, he made a house his restaurant and opened Dante's Kitchen.