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Cook Me Somethin' Mister is now "Jambalaya Girl" July 20 2016


Jambalaya Girl Talks New Orleans Food and Music with Wednesday at the Square Bands March 16 2016

In the spirit of festival season, Jambalaya Girl is celebrating good food and good music in New Orleans! At the weekly spring festival in New Orleans, YLC Wednesday at the Square, Jambalaya Girl's food booth serves up her signature Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya. And each week, Jambalaya Girl gets the chance to talk with the bands over a bowl of jambalaya.

"Will Run For Jambalaya!" Upcoming Post Race Finish Line Cookouts January 01 2016

In New Orleans, the motivation to cross the finish line is simple - chicken and sausage Jambalaya served by the Jambalaya Girl! We are proud to cook for the runners of New Orleans at post race finish line parties across the Crescent City. Here are the upcoming races where we will be cooking for the post race finish line party: 

NOTC Anniversary Race - August 14, 2016

 NOTC Ole Man River - December 17, 2016 

Past Races: 

Shamrockin' Run - March 13, 2016

Smoothie King 5K - March 20, 2016

NOTC Bursting with Speed - April 9, 2016 

Spillway Classic 

 


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."