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Emeril Lagasse selling his Florida mansion

Bam! yea yea we all know the catchphrase.   Emeril Lagasse is a Food Network OG and owns TEN restaurants across the US that make him giant bank, even in these hard times.

Not to mention that big personality.  And a personality like that needs a big place to yell in. Introducing, the Lagasse home in near the posh resort community of Destin, Fla., on the Panhandle’s Gulf Coast, which has popped up for sale at $5.25 million.

The mansion’s five bedrooms and five and a half baths include a primary suite with an opulent bathroom as well as a self-contained guest or staff suite with an exterior entrance.  The house spills easily out to a backyard that offers a swimming pool and spa, lots of coral stone terracing and a serene view of the smooth waters of Choctawhatchee Bay across the rolling, manicured fairway of a private golf course.

8,040 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms   Asking $5,250,000