Shred lettuce into a 9 x l3 inch glass dish. Layer onion, celery, water chestnuts, peas and Cheddar cheese. Spread mayonnaise on top of cheese. Sprinkle sugar and Parmesan cheese to taste over mayonnaise. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Before serving, top with bacon and decorate to taste with sliced eggs sliced olives, tomato wedges and parsley.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana