The tradition of soulful cooking has long since been in Esther’s blood line. Esther’s great-grandmother, Mary Lewis, took pride in living off the land, and was known as the master of country style cooking. Gladiola Lewis, Esther’s mother, developed expert skills in Cajun style cuisine. Both Momma Lewis and Mary Lewis believed in passing their recipes on to the next generation. Esther was the 7th born out of 11 children. Growing up, Esther faced much opposition, but never let anything distract her from her dreams. To become an entrepreneur was her sole aspiration, but cooking exceptional Cajun Soul Food was embedded in her soul….Esther was a single parent of 6 children working at Centerpoint Energy. She dedicated 24 years of her life to the company before she decided to take an entrepreneural leap of faith. Esther took her retirement fund and invested in her life-long dream. Esther’s Cajun Café and Soul Food was established July 22, 2008 and has been growing at an astounding pace ever since.Upon entrance to Esther’s Cajun Café & Soul Food, be prepared to become an extended family member. Esther has always wanted to provide an ambiance of fellowship and economic empowerment to the community through her soul food & cajun cuisine. Select things are merited for family, and at Esther’s Cajun Café when you read the statement, “This seat is for you!”, this is truly how she feels. The experience at Esther’s Cajun Café and Soul Food is comparable to reuniting with friends and family for an authentic home-cooked meal. Esther brings her sincere fervor for family orientation to every guest that enters the restaurant.Each dish is prepared fresh daily and cooked with special spices that are Esther’s personal secret. You will find yourself creating opportunities to come indulge in the vast selection of entrees, sides, and desserts. A few of Esther’s specialties consist of mouth-watering mustard greens, scrumptious sweet potatoes, and delectable oxtails. While those items add to the assorted weekday menu, you will definitely find yourself delighting in the exceptional weekend menu of gumbo, fish and Cajun fried chicken. The food is incomparable, and most importantly, it’s homemade. Come join the family and treat yourself to the finest Cajun and Soul Food combination in the South!So come on in! This seat is for YOU!