Local restaurants prepare to kick off crawfish season with ‘Crawfete’ competition this Sunday

Local restaurants prepare to kick off crawfish season with 'Crawfete' competition this Sunday
Bank Image

BATON ROUGE – Restaurants are preparing for a busy weekend as they get ready to kick off crawfish season with “Crawfête,” a festival where you’ll be able to enjoy the best boiled crawfish and crawfish-inspired dishes from all your favorite local restaurants.

“We’re going to have about 11 restaurants participating Sunday in the ‘Gourmet Crawfish Dish,’ and then 11 other restaurants participating in our ‘Boiling Competitions,’ so you can come out and see who you think has the best crawfish in Baton Rouge,” said Stephen Hightower, president of the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society.

See more 2une In coverage here

Some of the restaurants participating this weekend are C&M Crawfish, Hot Tails, Roux 61, Tony’s Seafood, Food N’ Geaux, Rouj Creole, Dragos, Tony’s Seafood, Solera, Bergeron’s City Market, Beausoleil Coastal, Houma’s House, Sammy’s Grill, Golden Vegan, Mestizo, Tallulah Crafted Food & Wine, Cecilia Bistro, Playa Bowl, Ivar’s, Just Wingin’ It, Walk On’s Sports Bistreaux and LSU Dining.

It’s all food and fun, and it’s all for a good cause. Proceeds raised from Crawfête will go to local charities in Baton Rouge.

“The mission of the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society is focused on giving back to our Baton Rouge community for childhood nutrition health and education,” Hightower said. “We had a great year in 2022, giving out the most money back to the community that we ever have, and this year, we need to back that up.”

It kicks off Sunday, March 12 from 2p.m. to 5p.m. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased through the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society’s website, https://www.bresbr.org/crawfete

Source

About Mary Weyand 14813 Articles
Mary founded Scoop Tour with an aim to bring relevant and unaltered news to the general public with a specific view point for each story catered by the team. She is a proficient journalist who holds a reputable portfolio with proficiency in content analysis and research. With ample knowledge about the Automobile industry, she also contributes her knowledge for the Automobile section of the website.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*