The Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) Greater Baton Rouge Chapter is delighted to present its inaugural masquerade, “Candela e Vino,” on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at White Oak Plantation, 17660 George O’Neal Road, in Baton Rouge from 6:30-10 p.m.
Candela e Vino will feature amazing area chefs and fantastic wine, all while patrons dine under the stars, taking in the elegance of the venue. Guests will enjoy a seated, four course dinner courtesy of Chef Jeremy Langlois of White Oak Plantation, Chef Kelley McCann of Kalurah Street Grill, Chef Nathan Gresham of Beausoleil and Chef de Cuisine Noah Lessard of Ruffino’s Restaurant. Before dinner, appetizers will be provided by The Gilded Artichoke and local ProStart® students.
The evening will include a live auction of one-of-kind items such as a live painting from the night of the event, a private wine dinner, a date night for a year, dinner at the Chef’s Table at L’Auberge Baton Rouge and more! There will also be a silent auction that will feature jewelry, wine and tailgate packages, just to name a few.
“We are very excited to offer this unique event to our area,” said LRA GBR Chapter President Jeremy Langlois. “It promises to be a night to remember—the ultimate fine dining experience, paired with candlelit ambiance and a celebratory atmosphere. All of this and more awaits our guests, all for a great cause!”
Partygoers should dress in cocktail attire. Masks will be provided, but guests are welcome to bring their own.
A portion of the proceeds from Candela e Vino will benefit the LRA Education Foundation (LRAEF).The LRAEF, in turn, will use monies raised to further promote the restaurant industry as a career choice through its restaurant management and culinary arts program, ProStart, offered at 60 high schools statewide, including 15 in the Greater Baton Rouge area. It will also enhance the restaurant community through expanded educational and career opportunities, including culinary and hospitality scholarships.
Candela e Vino is open to the public. Tickets are $125 per person. To purchase, please visit www.eventbrite.com and search “Candela e Vino.”
For more information, contact LRA Chapter Member Services Coordinator Courtney Waguespack at firstname.lastname@example.org or (225) 328-2163.