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 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 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 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 Smith - Researcher
Mitch 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 Martin - Web Application Developer