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13th Annual La Cuisine de la Louisiane

Jul 01, 2016 10:41AM ● By Press Release

The 13th Annual La Cuisine de la Louisiane will be held at Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville on Sunday, July 24th from 5:30pm-8:30pm. A portion of proceeds will benefit LARC’s Acadian Village. Over 30 restaurants throughout Louisiana participate in this culinary feast. Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased at Acadian Village Monday through Saturday from 10am-4pm.

This culinary fundraiser features over 30 restaurants and caterers who provide delicious samples of their most popular menu items. Patrons will have an opportunity to bid on over 40 fabulous silent auction items, all benefiting a great cause! Paragon will offer a room rate of $89 to all ticket holders on July 24 th. Offer is valid only on the night of the event. Call 800-946-1946 and mention code LACJ18 to book room reservations. Proceeds from this year's La Cuisine will benefit LARC's Acadian Village in Lafayette, Bikers Against Child Abuse in Alexandria and the Avoyelles Society for the Developmentally Disabled in Marksville.

Each non-profit organization is responsible for securing a minimum of 10 restaurants and caterers from their community to distribute sample size portions of their culinary dish. A silent auction will also be conducted by the participating non-profit organizations. Restaurants and caterers in Acadiana who are interested in participating can contact Acadian Village for further details.

Sponsorships and tickets are still available for purchase. Please contact Mary Hooks Baudoin, Director of LARC’s Acadian Village, at 337-504-5365 or via e-mail at [email protected] for more information. Visit or follow LARC’s Acadian Village on Facebook for updates on La Cuisine de la Louisiane

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