Cancer Services to hold fundraiser event to highlight local cuisine

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Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 1:30pm

Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge presents the 31st Annual Capital Chefs’ Showcase today, September 5, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Baton Rouge River Center.

This event is the organization’s premiere fundraising event created to help support the mission of
improving life for those living with cancer.

In exchange for helping to empower cancer patients, event guests are treated to a continuous cocktail buffet featuring over 30 of our area’s top chefs, an open bar, silent and live auctions and live entertainment by The V-Tones. This year LSU Head Baseball Coach Paul Mainieri and his wife Karen are teaming up with Founder and CEO of Raising Cane’s Todd Graves and his wife Gwen as Honorary Chairs.

“I am honored to be a part of this historic event and excited to support this amazing organization,” says Todd Graves, Founder and CEO, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers. “Cancer Services is critical to the fabric of our community and continues to do vital work for families affected by cancer in the Greater Baton Rouge area.”

Live Auction highlights include a day with Project Runway All Stars Winner Anthony Ryan Auld, a ‘take home chef’ experience with local food blogger Jay Ducote and a dinner at L’Auberge’s 18 Steak with Coach Mainieri and Coach Skip Bertman.

Tickets to Capital Chefs’ Showcase are $100 each and sponsorship packages are still available. In
addition, Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry “Shimmering Shopping Spree” raffle tickets for a $4,000 Shopping
Spree are available for $50 each. Only 400 of these tickets will be sold.

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Online sales are closed, but tickets may be purchased at the door.


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