NOCHI is committed to a conservative business plan vetted by dedicated, experienced partners and continues to secure partnerships with important organizations such as the New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority.

NOCHI offers you the chance to stand with our board, our community and our investors to make history together. A singular defining moment for New Orleans, NOCHI presents that rare opportunity to honor and elevate our standing as a truly world-class culinary and hospitality city.

Commander’s Palace

Dickie Brennan & Co.

Lauren Brennan Brower & George Brower

Goldring & Woldenberg Family Foundations

McIlhenny Company – Tabasco Brand

Republic National Distributing Company


Camellia Brand

Emeril Lagasse Foundation

The J. Willard & Margaret S. Marriott Foundation

Gayle & Tom Benson Charitable Foundation

Paulette & Frank Stewart

Patrick F. Taylor Foundation

The Tuohy Family: Sean, Leigh Ann, Michael, Collins & SJ

Sherry & Alan Leventhal Family Foundation

Feil Family Foundation

Deborah & Tom Cole

Harrah’s New Orleans

The Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Foundation

The Selley Foundation



Roger H. Ogden

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