Restaurants ready to serve at Southeastern's Chefs Evening

Contact: Rene Abadie
Date: February 21, 2013


     HAMMOND – Area restaurants are signing up for Southeastern Louisiana University's Chefs Evening scheduled Sunday, March 3, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Pennington Student Activity Center.
     The popular fundraising event for the university will deliver popular cuisines, trendy beverages, wine tastings, silent and live auctions, music by the Southeastern Jazz Ensemble and much more to the hundreds of attendees.
     Participating restaurants and other vendors attending are: Acme Oyster House, Aiavolasiti Bakery, Amato's Winery, Aramark Classic Fare Catering, Bantaa's Catering, Benedict's Plantation, Blythewood Plantation, Boston Restaurant, Buddies Bar and Grill, Corona's Bakery, Café Nola, Carter Plantation, Champagne Beverage, Chookie's Seafood and Oyster Bar, Coca Cola, Cocoa Bean Bakery & Café, Crescent Bar, Don's Seafood, Eddie's Frozen Custard, Firehouse Subs, Hammond High Magnet School, Jacmel Inn, Jim Carey Distributing, Johnny's Pizza, Lyn Haven, O'Donnell's Restaurant, PJ's Coffee, Raising Canes, Rox, Tommy's on Thomas, Tope La, Trey Yuen, Your Mom's Restaurant and Bar, and Yum Yum Bakery.
     Chefs Evening's Patron tables will be located directly in front of the stage. The prestigious tables are $1,000 and include six tickets to Chefs Evening with a reserved table, six tickets to the President's Toast preceding the event, 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 reserved table, a personal wait staff, and your business or name listed in the event program.
     Chefs Evening is the university's largest fundraiser, generating unrestricted funds for the enhancement of academic programming at Southeastern. Sponsors include La Capitol Federal Credit Union, Whitney Bank, First Guaranty Bank, Entergy, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, North Oaks Health System, Northshore Broadcasting, The Daily Star, and Lamar Outdoor Advertising.
     To reserve a Patron table, order tickets or for more information, call 985-549-2420, email, or visit the Website at




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