From Our Editors
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Locally-owned and all food made with love by a New Orleans native who gives back to youth initiatives in the community. Lunch and dinner served Tuesday – Sunday. Full-service catering is also available.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
After the serving the community through non-profit outreach work, owner Katherine Hutton found her true voice in the kitchen and nurtured her gift of cooking by launching Open Hands where she now serves the community through food.
What do you love most about your job?
Katherine loves watching the faces of the kids come into the café after they get out of school. They stop in to buy a snowball or food and to get their free piece of candy. She loves being able to provide soulful food for the community & catering for youth programs.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
From Neen James on Facebook: “The owners are very community oriented and have excellent customer service. The food is cooked to order and is so delicious! Food is your ministry! God bless!” These are reactions that make us smile!