OUT TO LUNCH finds Baton Rouge Business Report Editor Stephanie Riegel combining her hard news journalist skills and food background: conducting business over lunch. Baton Rouge has long had a storied history of politics being conducted over meals, now the Capital Region has an equivalent culinary home for business: Mansur’s. Each week Stephanie holds court over lunch at Mansur’s and invites members of the Baton Rouge business community to join her. You can also hear the show on WRKF 89.3FM.
When you have a successful business, everybody wants to hear the story of how you got from your entrepreneurial idea to being a big deal. Until you get to that point, however, there are not a lot of media folks lining up to talk to you. In Baton Rouge, Stephanie Riegel is the exception to the rule. On Out to Lunch Stephanie gives startup entrepreneurs an opportunity to get some attention, and hopfeully some traction.
Condensed conversations are featured on Out to Lunch, broadcast on Baton Rouge's NPR affiliate WRKF 89.3FM. These are the full conversations with our Out To Lunch entrepreneurs.
When you're in college you have all kinds of great ideas about what you could do with your life. When you get out of college you get around to doing some of them. Sorority Inspired Sandals is a great college business idea that Dene Mathies has co-founded with her in-college daughter. In this conversation, Dene rolls out the concept and business model of Sorority Inspired Sandals to host of Out to... Read More »