Zatarain seeks to resume operations, protect employees

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Zatarain's asks that its employees please call the company's toll free number, 800-328-2599, to inform it of their condition, location, and contact information, and to receive important information and instructions as the business moves toward resuming operations as soon as possible.

The company also says that employees with e-mail access can also send their contact information to and can receive additional information at the web site,

"Zatarain's values its employees and will make every effort to assist them through these difficult times as we begin the task of returning to work," said David Darragh, general manager for Zatarain's. "We take pride in the city of New Orleans, our employees, our customers, and our products, and we look forward to better days in the future."