Janette Desautel
Key information
Status Alive
Profession Chef
Relationships Davis McAlary - ex-boyfriend
Behind the scenes
Portrayed by Kim Dickens
Season 1, 2, 3 & 4
First episode "Do You Know What It Means"
Last episode "...To Miss New Orleans"
Appearances 36 episodes (see below)
Janette Desautel is a chef, struggling to keep her restaurant open while waiting for insurance to pay for her losses in the storm. She and Davis maintain a casual but tumultuous relationship.

Behind the scenesEdit

Janette Desautel is a major character in the first, second, third and fourth seasons. She is played by starring cast member Kim Dickens.


Season one appearances
Do You Know What It Means Meet De Boys on the Battlefront Right Place, Wrong Time At the Foot of Canal Street
Shame, Shame, Shame Shallow Water, Oh Mama Smoke My Peace Pipe All On a Mardi Gras Day
Wish Someone Would Care I'll Fly Away
Season two appearances
Accentuate the Positive Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky On Your Way Down Santa Claus, Do You Ever Get the Blues?
Slip Away Feels Like Rain Carnival Time Can I Change My Mind?
What Is New Orleans? That's What Lovers Do Do Watcha Wanna
Season three appearances
"Knock with Me – Rock with Me" "Saints" "Me Donkey Want Water" "The Greatest Love"
"I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say" "Careless Love" "Promised Land" "Don't You Leave Me Here"
"Poor Man's Paradise" "Tipitina"
Season four appearances
"Yes We Can Can" "This City" "Dippermouth Blues"
"Sunset on Louisianne" "...To Miss New Orleans"
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