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Jambalaya Girl interviewed on Goldman Sachs podcast "Small Business in the Big Easy" August 29 2015

26 AUG 2015 - Dina Powell, head of Goldman Sachs’ Impact Investing business and president of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, discusses how investing in the New Orleans small business community has helped to revitalize the city. She is joined by two graduates of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program: Kristen Preau Moore, CEO and owner of Cook Me Somethin’ Mister, and Barrett Wiley, owner of Cleaning Concierge.


"Meet the Businesses Helping Lead New Orleans' Restoration" - Inc. Magazine on 10 years after Hurricane Katrina August 25 2015

“I did what my family always does to help out,” Preau says. “My entire life growing up, we’d bust out the cast iron pot and cook jambalaya.” - Inc. Magzine story by Jeremy Quittner

1st Place Savory Dish June 08 2015

Cook Me Somethin' Mister earned 1st Place Savory Dish at WYES Chocolate Sunday! Our Jambalaya Balls topped with a Creole Mole Chocolate Sauce made with El Guapo Bitters were the hit of the party.

Find the recipe for the Jambalaya Balls here


Women in Business Champion & WBE Role Model of the Year May 27 2015

 

In its fifth year of business, Cook Me Somethin' Mister received two prestigious honors recognizing its accomplishments as a women owned business: 

The Louisiana SBA Women in Business Champion (read more)

The WBEC South WBE Role Model of the Year 

 

 

 


Named Top 3 Finalist for New Orleans Entrepreneur Week April 09 2015

Kristen Preau Moore, aka "Jambalaya Girl", earned a spot in the top 3 out of 22 businesses for 2015 New Orleans Entrepreneur Week Big Idea Pitch.

Jambalaya Girl featured on ABC's "News with a Twist" April 09 2015

It’s New Orleans Entrepreneur Week and we found an entrepreneur who’s been cooking up something special for years!  News with a Twist Reporter Kenny Lopez introduces us to “Jambalaya Girl”!

Top 100 Small Businesses February 24 2015

In partnership with Sam's Club®, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has recognized Cook Me Somethin' Mister as one of the Top 100 Small Businesses in the country for the 2015 DREAM BIG Blue Ribbon Small Business Awards. 

Winners were selected from a record number of applicants and evaluated in four key areas -strategic planning, employee development, community involvement, and customer service.

U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue said. "Times can be tough, but these businesses have proven that they can be too. And by taking risks, watching out for their employees, and giving back to their communities, they have shown that success is achievable."


COOK ME SOMETHING MISTER RECEIVES NATIONAL WBE CERTIFICATION May 16 2014

“Cook Me Somethin’ Mister” Jambalaya Rice, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the WBEC South, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

This is what makes Whistle Monsta go ____!! May 08 2014

Congrats to Saints Super Fan WHISTLE MONSTA for being selected to represent the Who Dat Nation at the NFL Draft Day 2014! http://bit.ly/1fMVbW2

Tell ya friends where you got it from! May 08 2014

Help us spread the word about Cook Me Somethin’ Mister Jambalaya Rice!