"The cool thing about having Emeril coming to your house and cook is, after he finishes, you have food in the freezer for the rest of the year. You never have to go shopping or cook again. He cooks for the amount of people that fit in all of his restaurants. That's how chefs do. They don't know how to cook for four or five people."
— Sammy Hagar to Doug Elfman of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, talking about his friend Emeril Lagasse. Hagar, who was ranking his "party buddies" for the paper, put Lagasse at third (behind Michael Anthony and Toby Keith), but told Elfman that Lagasse would cook a whole pig for five guests.