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Tickets on sale for Chefs Evening's 'Shake Rattle and Roar' April 6

Contact: Christina Chapple


     HAMMOND – Tickets are now on sale for Chefs Evening 2008, Southeastern Louisiana University’s annual “dinner party for a good cause.”

     With a theme of “Shake, Rattle and Roar,” Chefs Evening 2008 is scheduled for April 6 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the University Center.

     The annual event will feature culinary offerings and libations from area restaurants, bars, grills, and wholesalers, along with a silent auction including items in all price ranges, said the Southeastern Development Foundation’s Lynn Harris Horgan, coordinator of Chefs Evening.

     Horgan said La Capitol Federal Credit Union is joining the Development Foundation as a major corporate sponsor for this year’s event.

     “The theme ‘Shake Rattle and Roar’ will take guests back to the fabulous fifties,” Horgan said. “We are going to take you back in time to the days of poodle skirts, soda fountains, and rock and roll. All of our Southeastern friends and supporters from the campus and community are invited to join the fun.”

     Chefs Evening tickets are $40 each or $425 for a reserved table for eight.

     “Various patron levels are also available and include an invitation to the exclusive Champagne Toast to be held at the university President’s Residence immediately preceding Chefs Evening,” Horgan said.

     Patron levels are $75, individual; $150, pair; and $575, reserved eight-person table.

     Tickets are available from Southeastern Development Foundation, ((985) 549-2239. Proceeds from Chefs Evening support the academic programs at Southeastern.

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