Out to Lunch Acadiana

Wednesdays at Noon & Saturdays at 5:00 PM
  • Hosted by Christiaan Mader

Out to Lunch Acadiana finds editor of nonprofit news outlet The Current, Christiaan Mader conducting business Acadiana style over lunch. Each week Christiaan invites guests from Acadiana's business community to join him. Beyond the foundations of Acadiana's business economy - oil, cuisine, music, there is a vast network of entrepreneurs, small business, and even some of the country's largest companies who call Acadiana home. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the wider Acadiana Business Community.

Christiaan Mader is the founder and editor of The Current, Lafayette's first and only nonprofit news organization. An award-winning investigative and culture journalist, Christiaan’s work as a writer and reporter has appeared in The New York Times, Vice, Offbeat, Gambit, and The Advocate.

Out to Lunch Acadiana: April 29, 2020

Apr 29, 2020

  As Louisiana and parts of the rest of the country begin to re-open, there’s a question about the economy that everyone is asking: What’s going to happen to education, real estate, and retail? On this edition of Out to Lunch Louisiana we’re asking local experts in each of these areas to tell us.

Out to Lunch: April 22, 2020

Apr 23, 2020

 Unemployment hits 26m. LA Asst Secretary of Unemployment Robert Wooley on Out to Lunch.

Out to Lunch Acadiana: April 15, 2020

Apr 16, 2020

On this week's Out to Lunch Christiaan Mader talks with Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser, Ragen Borel whose oilfield company Map Oil Tools has a factory just outside of #Wuhan China, and designer Ellie Schwing who is currently navigating Coronavirus in both Rome and New Orleans.

Out to Lunch Acadiana: April 8, 2020

Apr 8, 2020

What's going to happen to our restaurants and bars when this thing is finally over? According to Gus Rezende things are going to change. Gus talks with Christiaan Mader on this week's Out to Lunch.

Out to Lunch Louisiana: April 1, 2020

Apr 2, 2020

  Join Out to Lunch Acadiana host, Christiaan Mader, along with hosts from Baton Rouge and New Orleans as they discuss issues the state faces during this health and economic crisis due to COVID-19.