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LCI Open House Event on Thursday June 8th

Louisiana Culinary Institute


Gourmet in the Garden

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Gourmet in the Garden


Enjoy an affordable yet elegant outdoor fine dining experience among the fragrance of flowers in a beautiful botanic gardens setting.  Sample gastronomic delights created by local award-winning chefs and their eateries while supporting the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens and the Louisiana Culinary Institute.  


Signature dishes will be created with farm products unique to the Red Stick area and Louisiana.  When you put down your fork and pick up a wine glass, you’ll be toasting student and professional chefs from LCI who will go head-to-head in cooking competitions.  Then you can enjoy the gardens with a little music and dancing under the stars.


Advanced tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite.  Must be 21 years of age.  ID’s will be checked at registration.  Casual cocktail attire requested.


There will be no rain-out date, please consider the ticket purchase a donation to the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens.

4560 Essen Ln – 4560 Essen Lane Baton Rouge, LA 70808 – View Map