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.

Orange – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

When you look back at the human form –  at Venus de Milo from 100 BC, or Michelangelo’s David from the 1500’s – the ideal human body hasn’t changed much at all. But with the advent of progress like the automobile, and the ability to gather food while sitting in an automobile, retaining our ideal body shape has led to all kinds of creative ideas.

The latest to arrive here in New Orleans is called Orange Theory Fitness. It’s a workout based on what they call the science of post-exercise oxygen consumption, or EPOC.

Elle Mahoney - Orange Theory Fitness

Elle Mahoney is the Louisiana franchise holder of Orange Theory Fitness. Elle has opened her first studio in Mid City and is expanding across the city and the state.

Isabelle Cossart - Tours by Isabelle / Isabelle's Orange Orchard

Isabelle Cossart is the owner of an all-organic New Orleans orange orchard, called Isabelle’s Orange Orchard, and a company called Tours by Isabelle which provides, as you may have guessed, tours by Isabelle.

peter ricchiuti

This episode of Out to Lunch owes as much to Sesame Street as it does to Wall Street. Brought to us by the color orange, it’s a look at New Orleans business from Orange Theory to orange orchards.

Elle Mahoney, Isabelle Cossart

Photos at Commander’s Palace by Alison Moon.

Realtor Tracey Moore