Gourmet in the Garden set for April 20

(02/24/23) BATON ROUGE, La. — Get ready to savor the best local flavors from Baton Rouge chefs and creative mixologists during this year’s Gourmet in the Garden event at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden April 20.

It’s an evening surrounded by gorgeous gardens in the heart of Baton Rouge, and from 6 to 9 p.m., you can enjoy all the charm of southern Louisiana.

This extraordinary evening challenges local restaurants to compete for the People’s Choice Award.

Guests will enjoy creations from their favorite local restaurants, bars and distilleries prepared with quality ingredients. The Rose Garden and Orangerie Garden create lush green settings with great live music.

All proceeds from this event go toward educational programs at the Botanic Gardens and the Louisiana Culinary Institute Foundation.

Gourmet in the Garden is a 21-and-up event, which will be strictly enforced. This event is rain or shine, and tickets are nonrefundable. Casual cocktail attire is required, and elegant garden party attire is encouraged.

Tickets include samplings of food and cocktails along with live music. Tickets purchased by April 16 are $85, and from April 17 to 19, $100. Tickets at the door, if available, will go for $125.

Tickets are available online at https://bit.ly/GIG2023.

The event is presented by the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens and the Louisiana Culinary Institute Foundation. It is sponsored in part by Republic National Distributing Company.

For additional information, email botanicgardens@agcenter.lsu.edu or call 225-763-3990.

The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden is located at 4560 Essen Lane at Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge.

People gathered at the Gourmet in the Garden event.

A couple samples gourmet cuisine while enjoying the festive music and atmosphere at Gourmet in the Garden at Burden. LSU AgCenter file photo

2/24/2023 2:19:40 PM
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