It’s New Orleans: Out to Lunch

Hosted ByPeter Ricchiuti

OUT TO LUNCH finds the country's most entertaining finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business world to join him, sometimes for fine dining others for pizza. From CEO's to startups, managers, musicians, biomed needle-movers, Silicon Bayou success stories and entrepreneurs of all stripes put aside the elevator pitch and the talking points and actually enjoy themselves. It's business, New Orleans style.
You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.

Brides ‘n Blooms – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Did you know New Orleans is America s second favorite spot for destination weddings There s a whole industry built on folks coming here to get hitched. At the heart of it are two New Orleans icons House of Broel and Harkins the Florist. John Harkins and Bonnie Broel join Peter Ricchiuti for a lunch time chat that swings from brides on their wedding day to wives doing things with floral preservative other than preserving blooms. In the Pay It Forward part of the show John offers some advice from a guy who owned a chain of flower shops to a guy who is starting up a chain of healthy fast food alternative cafes Smoothies n Things.