A Brief History of
Blake has been surrounded by the service industry throughout the last two decades of his life. His grilling journey started during his collegiate years at his uncle's fast pace restaurant that specializes in steak. In May of 2005 he met Megan in Costa Rica through a Southeastern study-abroad program, and they both graduated in the fall of 2005 with degrees in Marketing.
Blake worked and managed restaurant kitchens throughout the parish, as well as working alongside Chef John Folse in the food service division of his manufacturing plant. In 2008 Blank and Megan married and in 2011 they opened "The SteaKhouse" in a small location in downtown Hammond where they continued to cultivate Blake's following along with their supreme regular customer base.
In 2017 the couple was given an opportunity of a lifetime from the generous O'Krepki family to move their growing business into Square 71 located at 200 SW Railroad Ave. in downtown Hammond. This brand-new facility offers The SteaKhouse customers amenities such as a separate bar, private dining room and lovely cocktail patio. Blake and Megan look forward to providing a fabulous dinner experience to all of Tangipahoa Parish and the surrounding areas.