Delicious food, a good cause...oh, and did I mention delicious food? On April 3, the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society will host its annual crawfish extravaganza, known as CrawFête, which gathers some of the most talented chefs from Baton Rouge to create gourmet crawfish dishes, complemented with fine wines, beers and spirits courtesy of Mockler beverage.

Via CrawFete

Some of the restaurants and chefs featured include:

  • Bin 77 Bistro & Bar: David Dickensauge
  • Culinary Productions: William Wells
  • Galatoire’s Bistro: Kelley McCann
  • Hot Tail's Restaurant: Cody & Samantha Carroll
  • Juban’s Restaurant: Joey Daigle
  • Latil’s Landing Restaurant: Jeremey Langlois
  • Mestizo’s Restaurant: Jim Urdiales
  • Outback Steakhouse: Rober Alamirie
  • The Pelican House: Matthew Reed
  • Ralph & Kacoo’s: Bret Applewhite
  • Restaurant IPO: Scott Varnadoe
  • Ruffino’s Restaurant: Gino Sclafani
  • Sammy’s Grill Catering: Camille Staub
  • Stroube’s Steakhouse: Mark Reilly
  • Sullivan’s Steakhouse: Leighton Carbo


The proceeds from the event benefit children's nutrition programs in the Baton Rouge area. To purchase tickets, or for more information, visit CrawFête's Website.

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