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
David Darragh is President and CEO of Reily Foods. Even if Reily Foods is not a household name you probably have some of their products in your household. La Luzianne Tea, French Market Coffee, CDM Coffee, Blue Plate Mayonnaise and many more.
Erik Frank is a former USA weightlifting champion who bench-pressed a then record setting 462 pounds so he knows a bit about getting in shape. His recently launched company, Your Nutrition Delivered, prepares chef-made personalized healthy meals and delivers them to your work or home. The company was the first prize winner in the Idea Village 2013 Big Idea competition.