Larry Bressler became a dear friend of mine since the 1st day we met in July 2010. We met one morning when I showed up for a scheduled tour of Chefs Center, of which Larry was the General Manager. Upon meeting we realized were both old Dead Heads that also shared the same love for New Orleans and it’s funk music scene, both having been at and many times in the same rooms for concerts during 10 straight years of Jazz Fests.
Larry and Denise were married at Jazz Fest. Larry was a huge proponent of all things food and was a big help to many food trucks early on in the burgeoning “Gourmet Food Truck” scene. Larry helped out with all aspects of trying to navigate the waters for trucks needing a commercial kitchen space. His insight and ideas, are too many to list. Larry was the Man who lobbied his supervisors to allow me to organize Gourmet Food trucks for Chefs Center’s Artisnal Marketplace on Friday evenings in the summers of 2011 and 2012. Anyone who was around back then remembers these nights. Words cannot express the sadness brought by this tragic end to a bright life. I will miss my LA Runnin Partner dearly.
Slammin Sliders Food Truck