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A Cajun Meat Market Gem

The Family-Run Specialty Meats Company That's Just Down the Road

An authentic Cajun meat market has found its home just south of The Woodlands.

Originally located on FM 1960, La Boucherie recently opened its massive warehouse and storefront on Kuykendahl. After receiving lots of love for their home cooking, in 1995 Pattie and her late husband Royce decided to make the leap from the oil industry to food. Wanting to bring a taste of the little butcher shops that the Hollier family grew up shopping at in Louisiana, La Boucherie was born.

The Hollier’s success story comes from years of hard work. A true family operation, sons Jason and Barrett have helped their parents run the store and warehouse since the beginning. A few years after opening their original storefront, the Holliers opened up a second location, where they garnered the attention of Brian Cook, who headed up H-E-B’s Central Market. A fan of La Boucherie, Cook brought their meats to the flagship Central Market on Westheimer, and the rest is history.

You can still find La Boucherie’s products in H-E-B and other major retailers around the United States. Their warehouse ships out thousands of pallets of USDA-grade specialty meats. However, their storefront is a local hidden gem. A butcher shop with a wide variety of specialty items, some of their most-loved products include turducken, stuffed chickens, and bacon-wrapped fillets.

While La Boucherie might have grown in size, its quality has remained the same. Barrett Hollier says, “Through the years, our motto has been quality first before profit.” Fresh, never dehydrated, their stuffings are made from scratch just as grandma made them.

Leading up to their father's passing in 2017, the Hollier brothers and Pattie put their plans for the Spring warehouse and storefront on hold to take care of Royce. Already in the works before his passing, the massive new space is a testament to how far their small butcher shop has come.

Continuing their father's legacy, Jason and Barrett plan to grow La Boucherie, and as always, serve fresh and delicious Cajun recipes.

  • La Boucherie's Jason Barrett