Out to Lunch

OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander's Palace restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Inc magazine have all named New Orleans the best city in the USA to be an entrepreneur. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the new New Orleans entrepreneurial movement. You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.

Photo by Rick Lineberger

Out to Lunch Entrepreneurs

Community Plates

Lauren Rudzis puts it pretty simply - In America and especially in New Orleans where there is so much food, nobody should have to go hungry. That's the concept that drives her social impact startup, Community Plates.

Peter ricchiuti, lauren rudzis

Here Lauren pitches the concept, explains how it all works, and dicusses her app, Go Rescue, that's got the project up and running, with host of Out to Lunch Peter Ricchiuti and music industry movers and shakers Sig Greenbaum, and Kim Stephens.

Hear the original conversation in Out to Lunch as aired on WWNO 89.9FM here.

peter ricchiuti, lauren rudzis, kim stephens, sig greenbaum

Photos on this page taken at Commander's Palace by Alison Moon.

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