Well-known local restaurateur passes away over the weekend


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A prominent local restaurant owner and manager is dead.

40-year Eric Carnegie passed away on Saturday, March 6.

Carnegie was one of the owners and managers of Jolie Pearl Oyster Bar.

Jolie Pearl Oyster Bar left this message on their Facebook page Monday morning:

It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Eric Carnegie.
As a fellow owner / manager of Jolie Pearl and several other downtown establishments, Eric was an influential leader in downtown Baton Rouge and will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with Meagan and his entire family during this devastating time.
-Jolie Pearl

Eric Carnegie is ‘under the care of Greenoaks Funeral Home’ and you can leave a message here.

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