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Holly Clegg: The Queen of Quick (The DOcast)

Holly Clegg in HollyWord (her kitchen)
Holly Clegg in HollyWorld (her kitchen)

For college, Holly came down to New Orleans to learn about cooking and absolutely fell in love with Louisiana’s culture and cuisine. She’s dubbed as the “Queen of Quick” with her best selling Trim & Terrific cookbook series selling over 1 million books in the last 20 years. She has written 14 books, worked with Wal-Mart, the American Diabetes Association, a national spokesperson for Louisiana Yams, and has been featured on QVC, NBC and Fox news. Continue reading Holly Clegg: The Queen of Quick (The DOcast)

Charles Caldwell: Geaux Local (The DOcast)

Charles Caldwell — Sitting on a stack of barley
Charles Caldwell — Sitting on a pallet of barley with the new “Not too Sweet” Watermelon Wheat cans in the background.

Charles Caldwell, from Natchez MS, headed out west to work in a ranch in Colorado where he was exposed to the rise of local craft beers and fell in love. Over the next few years, Charles and childhood friend, William McGehee, started talking (and drinking) a lot of local craft beers, discussing the possibility of making their own. Now, it’s a dream come true and Tin Roof Beer is in over 450 retailers, are set to make over 1 million this year, and their only 3 years old. Continue reading Charles Caldwell: Geaux Local (The DOcast)

Sean Simone: Starting a Tribe + Giveaway (The DOcast)

Sean Simone — Tasering by his vision board
Sean Simone — Tasering by his vision board

This guy knows exactly how to build a viable business and attract people to it. Sean Simone is the Founder and board member of SeNSE — a hub where entrepreneurs can pitch their ideas in Baton Rouge, LA., VP of an online marketing firm called BlueReach, and CEO/Co-founder of Yellow Jacket — the first consumer-grade stun-gun smart phone case. All by the age of 23. Continue reading Sean Simone: Starting a Tribe + Giveaway (The DOcast)

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)