Santos blends the flavors of south Louisiana with a Latin flair and attitude that is best demonstrated in our Tamale Lasagna or boudin tacos. Discover flavors from Peru and Colombia to Mexico and the Caribbean sitting on the same plate with a Creole or Cajun dish.
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As Executive Chef Natasha Clement said, “since everyone’s grandma in the region can cook, we had to create something that took the foundation of local traditions and combined them with Latin flavors to bring a new but comfortable feeling with every bite.”
Santos blends the flavors of south Louisiana with a Latin flair and attitude that is best demonstrated in our Tamale Lasagna or boudin tacos.
You’ll find flavors from Peru and Colombia to Mexico and the Caribbean sitting on the same plate with a Creole or Cajun dish.
Natasha St. Pierre Clement, as Southern and French as you could guess, was born and raised where the sugarcane sweetens the crawfish tails.
She is married to the love of her life, Chesson Clement, and together they have 3 children. She is a self-taught home cook turned small town chef with a long line of family inspiration in farming and agriculture.
With a culinary spirit as long and winding as the Mississippi, her true love is bringing elevated custom southern dishes with international flare & sophisticated, graceful plating to your table.
She owns her own catering and private chef business, Sophisticated Southern Plates, specializing in creating unforgettable dining experiences for anywhere from parties of four to parties of hundreds.
Natasha was a former contestant on MasterChef Season 6 and a contestant and WINNER of Food Network's All Star Academy Season 2 under the tutelage of Chef Robert Irvine. Some of her most recent accolades include catering to the King of New Orleans, Drew Brees, for his surprise 40th Birthday Party as well as being the only private chef invited to participate in the New Orleans Bourbon Festival!
When not cooking for hundreds, she also enjoys keeping some of our beloved New Orleans Pelican basketball players on their game with healthy meal prep and local fresh inspired dishes.
You can follow Chef Natasha on Instagram @cheftasha_nola, @sophisticatedsouthernplates and on Facebook at Sophisticated Southern Plates.
Sophisticated Hospitality Group is a family of companies focused on creating memories sparked by good flavors. Formed by Managing Partner Buddy Boe and Executive Chef Natasha Clement in 2020, SHG now boasts a portfolio of Buddy B’s Restaurant, Sophisticated Southern Plates, and Santos Restaurant. Both owners grew up in Louisiana’s River Parishes and developed an intense love affair with food.