2015 Capital Chefs' Showcase

On September 10, 2015, Cancer Services hosted the 33rd Annual Capital Chefs' Showcase at the Baton Rouge River Center. The event featured  Paul and Karen Mainieri as honorary chairs - a role they have had since 2007. Over 1,200 attendees enjoyed an incredible evening that included delectable cuisine from the community’s finest restaurants and caterers a Shimmering Shopping Spree raffle donated by Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry, silent and live auctions, open bars and live music.  Over $235,000 was rasied for Cancer Services.

The Bite & Booze cooking competition recognized the delicious contributions of the event’s chefs, caterers and restaurants.  This optional competition awarded four winners and was facilitated by local celebrity and culinary enthusiast, Jay Ducote of Bite & Booze.  Under Jay’s guidance, a panel of judges made up of food experts and other influential locals judged participating dishes in a “Top Chef” style manner throughout the event.  The winners were announced that night and are as follows:

Best In Show - Galatoire's Bistro

Best Appetizer - Red Stick Spice Company

Best Entree - Drusilla Seafood Restaurant/Drusilla Place Catering

Best Dessert - Nothing Bundt Cakes

To see a listing of the 2015 sponsors, please click here.

To see who provided the delectable cuisine at the 2015 Capital Chefs' Showcase, please click here.

To view event pictures, please click here.