NEW ORLEANS, LA – May 16, 2014 – Cook Me Something Mister LLC, a New Orleans based business that currently manufactures and markets “Cook Me Somethin’ Mister” Jambalaya Rice, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the WBEC South, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the WBEC South is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

Businesses and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs by including women-owned businesses among their vendors.

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About Cook Me Something Mister LLC

“Cook Me Somethin’ Mister” is a New Orleans brand for food products. The first item in our line is a seasoned Jambalaya Rice that is packaged for retail and foodservice and is currently distributed in six states, including 10 warehouse clubs, 5 national foodservice distributors and over 100 grocery stores and specialty stores. Our products are proudly made in New Orleans and are specially blended by Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Magic Seasoning Blends. The CEO/Owner, Kristen Preau, is also known as New Orleans’ own “Jambalaya Girl.” She created this business from her Dad’s jambalaya recipe and her caricature is recognizable on all product packaging by her signature fork earrings.


The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.