Paula Deen Wins Suit Over Canceled Tour

Law360, New York (March 7, 2012, 6:16 PM EST) -- Paula Deen on Wednesday won a lawsuit against an event promoter who claimed the celebrity chef wrongfully backed out of a deal to let him organize her national tour.

U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein ruled in New York federal court that Deen was free to abandon a contract with Celebrity Chefs Tour LLC and its principal Gary Ravet after CCT bounced a $150,000 deposit check.

“It's clear from the agreement that payment on a timely basis was of the essence,” Judge Hellerstein said after oral...
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Case Information

Case Title

Paula Deen Enterprises, LLC et al v. Celebrity Chefs Tour, LLC et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Alvin K. Hellerstein

Date Filed

February 23, 2010

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