Founded in 2006 by a select group of leaders in the hospitality community, the Foundation was initially born of the need to provide food for some of the state’s most important charities. Today, the Foundation’s strength lies in a leadership that includes some of the most prominent names of Louisiana’s culinary arts. In order to make a real difference, the Foundation’s goals have been extended to include:
Through its hard work and commitment to meet these goals, the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation demonstrates that a small, dedicated group with a vision can create a dramatic impact for their entire community. We rely on generous donations from the community to fulfill our mission. To make a contribution, please visit our donation page.
LHF Board members are leaders working for many of the state’s most accomplished businesses, including the following restaurants: Drago’s Seafood Restaurant (New Orleans & Metairie), Outback Steakhouse (Metairie), Zea, Semolina, Café Roma, Galatoire’s Restaurant & Bistro, Arnaud’s, Creole Cuisine, Ernst Cafe and Mr. B’s.
LHF Board members are also leaders working at these fine organizations: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (Honorary Board Member), LRA, GNOLRA, LRA Education Foundation, New Orleans Morial Convention Center, TA Dowd, Crown Imports, New Orleans Wine & Food Experience (2009 President), Taste Buds, Inc., RGA Concepts, Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Marine Support Group, New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.