Nolavore is a New Orleans-based full service catering company specializing in high quality cuisine utilizing local and seasonal ingredients. Our classically trained chefs oversee the preparation of a variety of fresh, healthful menus: prepared meals, catered dinners and cocktail parties, corporate lunches, pastries, preserves, and baked goods. We proudly support and promote local and sustainable agriculture, fishing operations, farmer's markets, and regional food producers whenever possible, not only for the health and vitality of our clients, but for that of our own food economy as well.
Anne Lloyd, Owner
Anne Lloyd has worked in the restaurant business for over 25 years, twenty of which have been in New Orleans. Her former restaurant, the Mango House, was chosen as one of the "100 Best Places to Eat" in the Times Picayune, 2003, and was voted second in Gambit Weekly's Best New Restaurant category the same year. It was featured in a number of publications, including Bon Appetit, St. Charles Avenue Magazine, Culinary Concierge, Offbeat Magazine, and NOLA.com. She has managed some of New Orleans' most popular restaurants, including the Bluebird Cafe and Lola's Restaurant, and worked with many well-known chefs, such as Susan Spicer of Spice, Inc. and Bayona, Greg Sonnier of Gabrielle, and Gerard Maras of Mr. B's Bistro. She holds a degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and an Associate of Arts degree from the California Culinary Academy. In 2004 she co-founded the Wine Club, a local organization that hosts monthly wine dinners and whose membership includes a number of notable local chefs and industry professionals. In recent years she has served on the Board of the New Orleans Food and Farm Network and on the Fundraising Committee for Hollygrove Market and Farm's annual Party in the Garden. She and her husband live Uptown with their two children.