Our Team

Carla Briggs |Chef Educator

Chef Carla Briggs is the creator and founder of Eat Your Words Learning Tools in New Orleans, LA. She is a chef, certified educator, and known for her desire to create equality in education and food literacy.


Chef Carla has served in varying leadership capacities with faith- based and non-profit agencies in the New Orleans Area She is passionate about seeing students and families authentically live out their Faith through reading and knowing God’s Word. She has knowledge and experience in education, hospitality, and community development.

She currently creates programming and learning tools that intersection with food, literacy, and faith.

Carla graduated from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI with a B.AS. in Baking and Pastry Arts. She holds an M.A. in Teaching with honors from Xavier University of Louisiana.

As an honored member of Kappa Delta Pi and NAEYC, Carla supports, develops and engages with national educators to ensure that developmentally appropriated education is delivered across the country.