|Real Name||Carlton Joseph Babineaux|
|Relatives||Unnamed father (deceased), Unnamed mother (deceased)|
|Base of Operations||Chicago, Illinois|
|Occupation||Owner of Babineaux' Cajun & Creole Kitchen|
|Education||Unnamed culinary school, personally tutored by Aristotle Blaque while working at Blaque's Cajun and Creole Restaurant|
|Place of Birth||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Creator||John F. Allen|
|First Appearance||The God Killers (Novel) 2013|
Carl Babineaux was born and raised in New Orleans , Louisiana and was the High School sweetheart of Ivory Blaque ’s sister Aurora . In an effort to get closer to Aurora, he took a job at her family’s restaurant. Over time, he and Aurora went their separate ways, but remained good friends. Carl found his passion was Cajun and Creole cuisine, so he stayed at the restaurant for a while until he attended culinary school. After graduation, he moved to Chicago to be with his estranged and ailing father. Following his father’s death, Carl decided to stay in Chicago and opened his own restaurant from his inheritance and with help from Ari Blaque. Carl opened his restaurant—Carl’s Cajun and Creole Kitchen —in Bronzeville , to cater to the large African American and displaced Louisiana natives demographic. When Ivory moved to Chicago, she ran into Carl and frequents his establishment often.
The restaurant has become famous and attracts several celebrity diners including: President Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Harry Connick Jr., Ramsey Lewis, Peter Cetera and Koko Taylor.
Carl is Creole/African American, has black hair and olive complexioned skin and is said to resemble a yound Duke Ellington.
Carl is a very friendly and caring person. He values family and friends above all else. He is also a very successful restauranteur/businessman.
Carl is a gourmet Creole/Cajun chef and learned his craft at the hands of a Master Chef, Aristotle Blaque, Ivory Blaque's father.