(03/10/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — Signature cocktails and cuisine made by local chefs and mixologists with the local flavors of Louisiana will be featured during the seventh annual Gourmet in the Garden at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden from 6 to 9 p.m. on April 23.
The evening will include food creations from local restaurants prepared with locally grown products along with samplings of beverages from Louisiana distilleries and local mixologists. The event will culminate with presentations of the People’s Choice food and cocktail awards.
“This is a unique event in which both local chefs and mixologists provide the best of what they have to offer, often pairing the cocktail and the food so that they enhance each other on your palate,” said Jeff Kuehny, director of the Botanic Gardens.
The event is presented by the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens and the Louisiana Culinary Institute Foundation and sponsored in part by Republic National Distributing Company, Subaru of Baton Rouge, Acura of Baton Rouge, Olinde Event Rentals, Lamar Advertising and Imahara’s Landscape Co.
Proceeds benefit educational programs at the Botanic Gardens at Burden and the Louisiana Culinary Institute Foundation.
Tickets include samplings of food and cocktails along with live music. Admission is limited to individuals 21 years old or older. The cost is $60 per person until April 19 and $70 thereafter. Tickets are available online at www.gig2020.eventbrite.com.
More information is available by calling Katie Guitreau at 225-763-3990, ext. 2.
The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden is located at 4560 Essen Lane near Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture