BATON ROUGE, LA— Cancer Services will hold a cancer patient-friendly cooking demonstration with acclaimed Chef Celeste, Thursday, Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., at Cancer Services (550 Lobdell Avenue, in Baton Rouge). The purpose of this no-cost event is to provide healthy, simple, and delicious cooking inspiration to those impacted by cancer.

Whether dealing with medical, emotional or financial challenges, eating a healthy meal can be difficult for many diagnosed with cancer. Through this cooking demonstration, Cancer Services aims to provide relief from the stresses of cancer with easy meal preparation ideas for the entire family.

chef celesteThe demonstration will be led by chef, caterer, and television personality, Chef Celeste of Chef Celeste Bistro in Main Street Market. During the event, clients will both enjoy and learn how to make a three-course meal. The menu will consist of cancer patient-friendly recipes personally crafted by Chef Celeste.

“The process of preparing a healthy meal is a challenge for many, especially those diagnosed with cancer,” said Krista Bergeron, LPC, counselor and support group leader, Cancer Services. “Thanks to Chef Celeste and the generosity of our community, our clients and their families will learn how to make healthy recipes at no cost. It’s another way we can help those impacted by cancer live the best life possible.”

Cancer Services’ office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and new clients are always welcome to visit the center at 550 Lobdell Avenue in Baton Rouge. An appointment can be made by calling (225) 927-2273. Visit for more information. All Cancer Services programs are made possible by the generosity of the community.


About Cancer Services
Since 1959, Cancer Services has been improving life for those living with cancer by providing critical support to help families and individuals of all ages through the difficulties presented by a cancer diagnosis. Our goal is to provide therapeutic, free-of-charge support through counseling, support groups, exercise programs, adult and children’s programming as well as assistance in the form of nutritional supplements, emergency grants, wigs, medical equipment loans and more. In these ways and many more, we strive to serve the emotional, financial and physical needs of individuals and families living with, through and beyond cancer. Learn more at