Diva Dawg

The Pitch

Diva Dawg is a gourmet hot dog truck and catering business serving the New Orleans area since 2012. With their signature sauces, dawgs and gourmet catering, Diva Dawg brings deliciousness to festivals, weddings, parties, and corporate events.

Visit Diva Dawg >

Ericka Lassair

Ericka Lassair

The Entrepreneur

Ericka Michelle Lassair aka “Chef Diva” the Founder of Diva Dawg Food Truck is a New Orleans native and graduate of Southern University A&M College and Delgado Culinary Arts. She is a Tory Burch Foundation Fellow/Ambassador and was featured in the January 2017 Vogue magazine alongside Tory Burch. In Cosmopolitan’s “Get That Life,” and an episode of Modern Hero on Amazon Prime, Ericka shares the story of her entrepreneurial journey. The summer of 2017, Ericka was featured in Essence magazine as the Celebrity Chef for ‘Essence Eats’ and had an appearance in the movie “Girls Trip” in the Diva Dawg truck. In 2020, Ericka will be featured on several episodes of WYES TV show Kitchen Queens.


2020 Impact Accelerator Ventures