LRA Podcast

LRA Podcast

Latest Episodes

Capitol Connection
June 28, 2022

Episode 6: Legislative Wrap up and Restaurant week Your favorite podcast hosts Stan Harris and Will Dubois recap new bills, LRA, Advocacy, Work and Outcomes of the past few weeks. They continue in the

Testifying–what to do, and what not to do
April 13, 2022

President & CEO Stan Harris and Director of Government & Public Affairs Will DuBos start the intimidating conversation of what to do if a restaurant operator has to testify infront of a committee. Lis

Advocacy and protection, the best investment you can make
March 25, 2022

When you become a member of the Louisiana Restaurant Association, it is more than our workers compensation program. With the LRA, youre investing in a network of expert professionals whose mission i

The Ins-and-Outs of Louisiana’s Legislative Sessions
March 23, 2022

Our CEO Stan Harris and Director of Public & Governmental Affairs Will DuBos chat on this weeks Capitol Connection about how a bill becomes a law, fiscal sessions vs. regular sessions and spending vs

The Century Old Cocktail We’re Drinking Now
February 22, 2022

Bill Deturk is a cocktail enthusiast, host of WWOZs New Orleans Music Show and Liquor Manager at Rousess on Tchoupitoulas. This week, he teaches us about the official, unofficial cocktail of the Rex

Red Stick Romeo
February 07, 2022

Michael Boudreauxmet his wife Laura while working catering jobs at Jubans in the late 90s. In this episode, youll hear a never before told story of how a habit led to a bickering match and awe betw

Keeping the Legacy Alive
January 25, 2022

Zoe Chase is the great granddaughter of the legendary Queen of Creole Cuisine the late Leah Chase. In this episode, we hear her story as a graduate of the New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Inst

Where is she now…LRAEF Scholar Cierra Varnado?
January 24, 2022

Cierra Varnado is living her dream career as the Director of Research, Development and Quality Assurance at BEC Co-packers in Slidell. She attributes her success in part to her time at NOCCA, the John

Whipping Up Advocacy
January 17, 2022

LRA Director Mickey Freiberg of A La Carte Foods is the 2022 State Whip to the NRA Public Affairs Conference scheduled for April 25-27 in Washington, D.C. In this episode, Mickey shares the importance

Why You Must Become an Employer of Choice
October 11, 2021

The pandemic shocked the hospitality industry and caused a shortage of employees during a critical time in recovery. Restaurants are extremely short-staffed, which means restaurant owners are spending