Cankton is located in the St. Landry Parish in southwest Louisiana. It gets its name from Dr. Louis Aristide Guidry, who was known as "Cank." Cankton's located in the heart of Cajun Country with prairie and wooded swamp land.
The French, Creole and Cajun culinary traditions of making the most delectable fare with the simplest of ingredients are still part of everyday life. Food is a “religion” in this part of the world and it’s the love and attention that goes into every dish – from the field to the table that is celebrated with every meal.