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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
by: Tonya Lowentritt
SUPPORT FOR CHEFS EVENING -- First Guaranty Bank is once again lending a hand to Chefs Evening, Southeastern Louisiana University's largest fundraiser, as a sponsor of this year's event, scheduled for Sunday, March 23. From left are Lynn Horgan, director of individual, corporate and foundation relations, First Guaranty Bank Chief Financial Officer Eric Dosch, and Southeastern Assistant Director of Annual Giving Tasha Cooper.
HAMMOND – Regional restaurants are lining up for Southeastern Louisiana University's Chefs Evening on March 23 at the newly constructed Student Union Grand Ballroom from 5:30-8 p.m. Chefs Evening promises to deliver popular cuisines, trendy beverages, wine tastings, a silent auction and more for over 600 expected guests.
This year's event will feature a "Farm to Table" concept that will pair regional farmers with participating restaurants to create a truly local and fresh "taste of the Northshore."
Additionally, Chefs Evening is offering patron tables to enhance the experience. These prestigious tables are $1,250 and include: eight tickets to Chefs Evening with a reserved table, eight tickets to the Presidents Toast, valet parking, eight wine glasses, two bottles of wine, personal wait staff and the patron business or name listed in the event program.
Chefs Evening is the largest fundraiser for the university, and attendance generates unrestricted funds for the enhancement of scholarships and academic programming at Southeastern. Hundreds of alumni and friends are expected to take part in this Southern Louisiana dining experience.
This year's sponsors include LaCapitol Federal Credit Union, First Guaranty Bank, Whitney Bank, Entergy, Holly & Smith Architects, Investar Bank, North Oaks Health System, Northshore Broadcasting, The Daily Star, and Lamar Outdoor Advertising.