The awards are as follows:
- Member of the Year-Lisa LeCoq, who is the owner of the catering company, The Gilded Artichoke, in Baton Rouge. LeCoq is also a Greater Baton Rouge Chapter board member.
- Leading Chef-Colt Patin, who is a chef instructor at the Louisiana Culinary Institute in Baton Rouge. Patin also volunteers his time and shares his knowledge with the LRA Education Foundation and its ProStart® program for culinary education.
- President’s Service Award-Marty Viator, who is a business development manager at Sysco in Baton Rouge. Viator was chosen for this award by the Greater Baton Rouge Chapter President Jeremy Langlois for his service to the chapter’s fundraisers in 2016. Viator is also a Greater Baton Rouge Chapter board member.