Category Archives: The DOcast

People doing the unthinkable.

The DOcast is a series interviews from influential people in the entrepreneurial, visual arts, and health/fitness communities.

Jay Ducote: The Bite & Booze Blogger (The DOcast)

Jay Ducote, Raising a glass
Jay Ducote, Raising a glass

A lot of entrepreneurs struggle with branding themselves, but if there’s one person in Baton Rouge that knows how to build a successful online brand — it’s Jay Ducote. Jay is a food blogger extraordinaire who discovered his passion by taking a step back and thinking about what he really likes to do — tailgating. He’s the author of the Bite and Booze blog, Radio/Podcast host of Bite and Booze show & Raise a Glass, TV host of The Outdoor Shopper. Plus, he has a BBQ sauce and Cookbook in the works. Continue reading Jay Ducote: The Bite & Booze Blogger (The DOcast)

Gaye Sandoz, The Shelf Jeannie (The DOcast)

Gaye Sandoz doing her thing… stare at this picture for 3 seconds.

There’s no business like the food business, and Gaye Sandoz has been doing it for over 37 years. She is a chef by trade (and for Tony Chachere’s), took Cajun Injector on QVC, published her own cookbook, launched a kitchen product line, and kickstarted the first two food incubators in Louisiana (Edible Enterprises & LSU’s Food Incubator). If there’s anyone who knows how to get your food product on the shelf, it’s her. I’ve been fortunate enough to meet her and she has helped me get my salad dressing on the shelf in 30 days (your mileage may vary). Continue reading Gaye Sandoz, The Shelf Jeannie (The DOcast)