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About Nolavore

Nolavore is a full service catering company, specialty foods storefront, and commissary kitchen located in the heart of New Orleans. We create our own spice blends & preserves; bake our own breads, snacks, and pastries on site; and partner with local and regional producers of unique packaged foods to bring you the best of New Orleans and the Gulf Region.

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Full Service Catering

Whether you’re hosting a small get-together or a large wedding reception, Nolavore has the culinary and organizational expertise to make your event truly special.

Prepared Foods and Pantry Items at Our A La Carte Market

Stop by our storefront in New Orleans’ Central City neighborhood for prepared foods, local and regional pantry items, premium beers, wine, snacks & food gifts.

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Bags of grits on shelves at Nolavore's A La Carte Market
Gulf Shrimp Etouffee


Order pans, party platters, or boxed lunches to pick up or have delivered for your event in the greater New Orleans area.

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Meet Anne Lloyd, Owner

Anne Lloyd has had a career in the restaurant and foodservice industry for over 30 years, the majority of which has been in New Orleans. A native of Memphis, TN, she has traveled and cooked on both coasts of the United States as well as in Europe and Southeast Asia. She specializes in utilizing Louisiana and regional Southern foods to create dishes featuring international flavors. Anne owned and operated a Caribbean-inspired restaurant, the Mango House, in the Riverbend neighborhood until Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and opened Nolavore Catering in 2010. Nolavore’s a la Carte Market and the Convertible Coffee Bar followed in 2022.

Anne received a BA in Anthropology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and her Associate of Arts Degree in Culinary Arts from the California Culinary Academy. She is a proud alumna of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program.

Our Location

Nolavore, located in Central City, New Orleans, is your go-to destination for a taste of the city. We offer a variety of local beers, premium wines, prepared entrees & sides, specialty groceries, coffees, teas & sweets, tasty snacks, and culinary gift items. Whether you’re exploring the historic streets, checking out local attractions, or just looking for unique culinary finds, Nolavore makes for a great stop on your journey. Come visit us and experience the flavors of New Orleans!

Nolavore will be closed for summer vacation from Thursday, July 4th through Sunday July 21st, reopening on Monday, July 22nd.
For orders before July 4, please submit your request online. For orders or catering requests after July 22, please email us at