Restaurants sign up for Southeastern's Chefs Evening

Joseph Bruno

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


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SERVICE WITH A SMILE Joseph Bruno, a chef with Aramark, serves a delicious treat at Southeastern Louisiana University’s 2011 Chefs Evening. Chefs Evening 2012 is scheduled April 1, 2012 at the Pennington Student Activity Center.

     HAMMOND Local restaurants are signing up for Southeastern Louisiana University’s Chefs Evening, scheduled April 1 at the Pennington Student Activity Center from 5-8 p.m.
     Chefs Evening promises to deliver popular cuisines, trendy beverages, wine tasting, silent and live auctions, music by Big Fun Brass Band and much more for over 600 expected guests.
     Some of the restaurants and vendors participating include: Huey’s 24/7 Diner, The Caboose of McComb, Jacmel Inn, Brady’s, Eddie’s Frozen Custard, Champagne Beverage, Tommy’s on Thomas, Don’s Seafood, Tope La, Rockefellers, Crescent Bar, East of Italy, Cocoa Bean Bakery and Café, Johnny’s Pizza, PJ’s Coffee, University Donuts, Jim Carey Distributing, Firehouse Subs, Carter Plantation, Buddies Steakhouse and many more to be announced soon.
     This year Chefs Evening is introducing patron tables located directly in front of the stage. Patron tables are $1,000 and include six tickets to Chefs Evening with a reserved table, six tickets to the Presidents Toast, valet parking, VIP entrance 30 minutes prior to the event, six wine glasses, entrance to the wine tasting area, two bottles of wine at the table, personal wait staff and the sponsoring business or name listed in the event program.
     Chefs Evening is the largest fundraiser for the university, and patron attendance generates unrestricted funds for the enhancement of academic programming at Southeastern.
     This year’s sponsors include LaCapitol Federal Credit Union, Whitney/ Hancock Bank, First Guaranty Bank, North Oaks Health System, Northshore Broadcasting, The Daily Star, and Lamar Outdoor Advertising.
     To order tickets, reserve patron tables or for more information, please call 985-549-3770, email or visit

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