Restaurants, Chefs & Caterers

Please see the information below if you are a chef, restaurant or catering company interested in showcasing your fabulous cuisine at Capital Chefs' Showcase! 

The chefs, restaurants and caterers at Capital Chefs' Showcase are the core of this event and keep over a thousand guests coming back year after year with their delicious delicacies.  Participants have a unique opportunity to showcase their delicious cuisine to guests from across the capital area.  See below to learn more about participation benefits and event logistics. 

To sign up, click and fill out the Registration Form. Once we receieve your application, we will review and get with you by the following week. Restaurants, chefs and catering companies will be selected on a first come, first served basis - booth space is limited.

If participating, please fill out the Food Selection Form by August 18.

Participants may also click and print out the Information Packet and fax, email or mail the forms to Cancer Services.

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Event Information

Capital Chefs' Showcase

Thursday, September 7

6:30 p.m.

Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge

Capital Chefs' Showcase is Cancer Services' signature fundraising event and has been a community tradition for over 30 years.  Guests at the event are treated to delicious cuisine from the community's finest chefs and caterers, live music, silent and live auctions, an open bar and more!  Funds raised through Capital Chefs' Showcase help Cancer Services support the mission of improving life for those living with cancer. 

Benefits of Participation 

*To receive full benefits, application forms must be received by July 3.

  • Four complimentary tickets to Capital Chefs’ Showcase (Chefs, caterers & staff helping with food distribution do need an event ticket)
  • Listing in event invitation
  • Listing in event program
  • Promotion through Cancer Services' website and social media outlets
  • Opportunity to promote restaurant or catering company to over a thousand locals at the event
  • Invitation to a Cancer Services thank you reception - event date TBD

Event Logistics

  • Participants are asked to feature one food option and make approximately 800 sample size servings. Cancer Services anticipates approximately 1,000 guests at the event, but understands that all guests may not sample from every booth.
  • All cooking must be done prior to the event. Sternos and electric stove tops are permitted, but bunson burners and open flames are not allowed.
  • Participants must bring everything needed to warm, store and serve food.  Cancer Services will provide paper products to distribute food to guests.
  • Each participant will have a 10’x10’ space equipped with two six foot skirted tables, two chairs, trash receptacles, sign with restaurant or catering company name and food sign.  Additional decorations may be set up around the booth area, if desired.
  • All booths must be set up by 5:45 p.m. and at that time, a picture will be taken on the stage. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m.  Please plan to stay for the duration of the event.

* Chefs and caterers are invited and encouraged to attend, but it is not required. Catering company and restaurant staff may serve food.

Bite & Booze Cooking Competition

Cancer Services is proud to present the the fourth annual Bite & Booze Cooking Competition at this year’s Capital Chefs’ Showcase.  Please see the Food Selection Form for more information.