Lisa Lecoq

With 25 years of restaurant and hospitality experience, Lisa Boudreaux-LeCoq, is recognized as one of Baton Rouge’s leading catering and entertaining experts. Lisa is the 2019 and 2020 President of the Louisiana Restaurant Association Baton Rouge Chapter and a past President of the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society, a 501-c3 non-profit organization serving the Greater Baton Rouge area. 
Within the first year of opening Gilded Artichoke Catering Co., Lisa earned the prestigious award of Member of the Year from the Louisiana Restaurant Association’s Baton Rouge Chapter and has been nominated as “Best Caterer” in Best of 225 each year. Lisa mastered her culinary skills as a private and corporate caterer and excelled in the gourmet food industry as a private chef. Her work has been featured in several magazines, most notably, landing the cover of Southern Celebrations Special Food Edition. 
Over her career, Lisa has shared her insight on hosting the perfect party, event etiquette for guests and trending ideas for stylish table settings by writing entertaining and food articles as a contributing writer for several local publications. Lisa has also appeared as a guest on area news outlets and radio shoes with live cooking demonstrations sharing recipes with the community.
As a native of the Greater Baton Rouge area, she is passionate about Louisiana culture and continues to help bring awareness to Louisiana culinary arts locally and abroad. She is dedicated to the recovery of the restaurant and hospitality industry post Covid-19 and prays daily for everyone affected by this pandemic.