A Louisiana Business Owner
About Billy Blatty
An entrepreneur in the restaurant industry, Billy Blatty oversees several nightspots in Texas and Louisiana in his capacity as owner and operator. Recently, he opened Barcadia New Orleans, which magazines Gambit and Where Y'at honored as the city's best bar in 2013. Before establishing himself, Billy Blatty enrolled at Tulane University in New Orleans, where he graduated cum laude with his bachelor of science in psychology. While an undergraduate, he supported himself by working as a security, bartending, and cooking staff member with several bars. After gaining vital experience in these roles, he accepted a management position at Whiskey Blue, the bar at New Orleans' W Hotel.
During the same period, Billy Blatty began his own event production brand, Fat Black Pussy Cat. The company, still in operation, partners with nightclub clients by staging events that attract thousands of people. Over his long career, he has opened successful bars and clubs, including the Ohm Lounge and several Barcadia Bars.
When not working, Mr. Blatty participates in car rally competitions. In 2013, he won the Bullrun Rally and placed second in the same event in 2012.