Charley G’s Team
southern hospitality Kitchens partners
Charlie Goodson, Chef Marc Krampe & Jody Ferguson
executive chef holly goetting
Since 2001, Chef Holly has worked at Charley G's. Starting as a cook in the kitchen, she worked her way up to the position of sous chef in 2002 and to executive chef in 2003. In 2005 Holly received the Chefs to Watch award from Louisiana Cookin Magazine, which gave her the opportunity to cook at the James Beard House in New York City. In 2007 Holly won best of show at Palates & Pate, a fundraiser for the Acadiana Outreach Center and in 2008 Holly was named Best Chef by the Times of Acadiana. In 2012 she was named to the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board’s newly formed Chef’s Council. In 2014 & 2015 she was voted favorite chef in Acadiana Profiles Tops of Acadiana pole. In 2016 chef Holly was chosen as a best chef legend at the ACF best chefs of Louisiana culinary experience fundraising event.
In her position as chef at Charley G's, Holly enjoys most the freedom of creativity and self-expression of working with fresh ingredients. The monthly wine dinner is high on her list of favorite activities at the restaurant. When she is away from the kitchen she generously gives her time to various charity organizations in and around Lafayette.
Although her travels have taught her different culinary customs, she appreciates the special flavors and tastes of Louisiana—especially Lafayette and Acadiana.