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.

Let There Be Light, And Powdered Sugar – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans


Drew Bevolo is the current torch carrier of his family firm, Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights, founded in 1945.


Burt Benrud is the current head the family business Cafe du Monde which started up in the 1860’s.

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These two standard bearers of New Orleans’ enduring icons talk about the present, the future, and entrepreneur NOLA Pie Guy.