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Feb 18, 2019

Shop CAC Members In The News

It’s no secret that The Shop CAC members are a talented set of young professionals making moves in their respected fields. We’re just as happy that local and national press outlets have taken notice.

From restaurant openings to app launch announcements and general interest stories, our members have been getting some love in the press lately, with more on the horizon.

Take a look at the articles below for a selection of some of the best coverage on our members from the past few months!


February 2019

Farouki Farouki-Designed Justine Restaurant Opens in New Orleans | WWD

“The first room feels like a Parisian sidewalk café, and we can open its line of original French doors facing the street on nice days to really get the effect,” says Justine’s Mia, who commissioned local design firm Farouki Farouki.


Son of a Saint – How One Nonprofit is Managing Itself | New Orleans CityBusiness 

“Son of a Saint has launched a mobile app to help streamline its systems and save time and resources for the nonprofit.”


Son of a Saint Helps Connect Young Men Who Lost Their Fathers to Heart Disease | 

“Two different lives with parallel stories — Bivian “Sonny” Lee III, the 37-year-old founder of the Son of the Saint organization, and Trey Hand, a 15-year-old sophomore at De La Salle High School. They were both affected by the loss of their fathers at a young age to heart disease.”


January 2019

Katie Witry of Witry Collective Named “Entrepreneur of the Year” |

“On Friday, December 14, 2018 Katie Witry was honored by New Orleans Metropolitan Women’s Council of Realtors® as ‘Entrepreneur of the Year.'”


Patrick Morin Launches Startup Food Biz | Silicon Bayou News 

“Startup Food Biz is an online platform that delivers video courses and other tools and resources to the food industry. Run by New Orleans-based entrepreneur and food and agriculture attorney Patrick Morin, the platform helps food-based businesses understand the legal and regulatory issues in their industry. Morin works with restaurants, pop-ups and food trucks, and packaged product companies.”


Shop Members Jon Atkinson, Rob Lalka, & More Make Silicon Bayou 100 | Silicon Bayou News

“The Silicon Bayou 100 is a list of one hundred most influential people in Louisiana’s startup scene over the last year compiled by the community through an anonymous nomination process.”