The Cajun Fried Turkey Company got its beginnings in 1994. That was the year that Billy Howell figured out that he couldn’t go about the business of cookin’ and selling his special Cajun Style Turkeys out of his garage. Before 1994 Billy cooked 600 turkeys in the garage in 2 pots. There was just no way to cook thousands of turkeys in that garage. We just had to find another way.
...... That brings us to now ~ 120,000 turkeys later ..... And Celebrating 20 Years of frying turkeys and bring delicious cajun speciality into homes all over the USA
Ever since Billy was a boy, growing up in New Orleans, he just always seemed to wanta’ cook up things Cajun Style. Having experienced the best Cajun restaurants in and around New Orleans and by tasting some of the finest foods in the world, he created some mighty fine recipes, but nothin’ seemed to be more exciting than cookin’ up a traditional Cajun deep fried turkey. Seein’ the expression on his friends faces when he’d tell them that the whole turkey had been fried…well they couldn’t believe it… & then they couldn’t believe how moist and juicy it was.
On one of those occasions, a childhood friend, Paul Knowlton suggested that Billy’s special Cajun fried Turkeys were too good to just share with his family and friends… So an advertisement was placed in the Dallas Morning News. Well, lets just say the response was unbelievable. Billy cooked over 600 turkeys between mid-November & New Years Day. People were picking up turkeys at the house, at the office, even delivered (both guys kept working full-time in their professions). Billy and Paul figured they were on to somethin’… So in the fall of 1995, they became partners & the Cajun Turkey Company opened a retail store in Dallas.
Cookin’ Cajun Style Turkeys has been a community tradition around South Louisiana for about fifty years. The one critical distinction for The Cajun Turkey Company is Billy’s secret Geaux Juice… (that’s Cajun for Go-juice). Geaux Juice, is a secret blend of Cajun spices added to an orange juice base. With a quart injected into each premium turkey, you can begin to appreciate just how moist, flavorful and unique a turkey can be. Fact is, Geaux Juice has become world famous… In Australia, Japan, Mexico & all over the United States.
Over the past 20 years, The Cajun Turkey Company has delivered over 1.3 million pounds of their Signature Cajun Fried Turkey, to customers all over the U.S. Customer satisfaction is the reason that folks are proud to share their newfound gourmet treat with family & friends. In response to customer demands, The Cajun Turkey Company, is delighted to offer their own brand of Cajun Sauces…Cayenne Hot Sauce, Habanero Hot Pepper Sauce, & Creole Mustard. We have added a unique Cajun treat…Tur-Duc-Hens… That’s a baked whole de-boned turkey, whole de-boned duck and a whole de-boned chicken stuffed inside one another… With a Cajun Seafood stuffin’ added to make it slice up just right.