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

Peter RicchiutiPeter Ricchiuti - Host

Peter is the zany business school professor you wish you had in college and oversees the Burkenroad Reports, a stock research program he founded at Tulane University. Peter has been featured on CNN, CNBC, in The New York Times, Barron's and many other business publications. His new book, Stocks Under Rocks, documents his student-centric stealth stock picking skills.  more about Peter...

Grant MorrisGrant Morris - Producer

Grant was a DJ on New Orleans' seminal 90's music station, The Zephyr.He pioneered webcasting with Fastband GlobalCast live from New Orlean's Bourbon Street. He's a Grammy-nominated songwriter and screenwriter of cult classics "Return of Swamp Thing" and "Dead Dog". more about Grant...

Eric MurrellEric Murrell - Technical Director

Eric's passion for listening to and capturing great stories drives his panoply of audio projects. A native New Orleanian, Eric brings both a love of rum drinks and a personal understanding of the city's invaluably rich tradition to his quest of archiving its unique culture.

Jennifer SmithJennifer Smith - Researcher

With an IQ eclipsed only by her hair, Jennifer Smith is a native New Orleanian who loves language and seeking knowledge. A graduate of Tulane University and UNO, Jennifer loves to travel and spread the gospel of New Orleans. When she's not belly dancing, you can find her with a glass of champagne.

Mitch FormanMitch Forman - Music

The inimitable Mitch Forman is a household word in jazz piano households. Mitch leads his own band, plays in various others, and is a veteran of John McLaughlin's Mahavishnu Orchestra and the Wayne Shorter Quartet.

David MartinDavid Martin - Web Application Developer

David Martin came to web application programming by way of Special Education.  After 15 years working with kids with special needs he decided to work with adults and make them websites at NolaFlash.com.  He enjoys being a father, husband, code monkey, and New Orleanian.

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