16 Nov 2009

Over 600 Attend Tenth Annual Taste Fair

The Tenth Annual Catholic High School Taste Fair was held on Sunday, November 8, 2009, in the Catholic High School Gymnasium. 

Restaurants, caterers and distributors in and around the Baton Rouge area came to showcase samples of their finest food.  Over 600 people attended the event.

Participating in this yearí´s Taste Fair were Acme Oyster House, Ambrosia Bakery, Ashley Manor/Louisiana Bayou Bistro, Baton Rouge Beer Agency, Baton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Bistro Byronz, Caf_ Americain Restaurant & Catering, Carrabbaí´s Italian Grill, Chocolate Fountains and More, Community Coffee Company, LLC, Copelandí´s Cheesecake Bistro, DiGiulio Brothers Italian Caf_, Drusilla Seafood Restaurant and Catering, Heads and Tails, Kleinpeter Farms Dairy, LLC, Louisiana Lagniappe, Mansurs on the Boulevard, Oak Lodge Reception and Conference Center, On the Half Shell, Parrainí´s Seafood Restaurant, Paul Bologna Fine Wines, Paul Wongí´s Chinese and Sushi, Quarter House Catering, Ralph & Kacooí´s, Robertoí´s River Road Restaurant, Ruffinoí´s Italian Restaurant, Seropí´s Caf_, The Fresh Market, The Grape, The Silver Spoon, WalkOní´s Bistreaux and Bar

Prize winners for the evening were Rock Rockenbaugh, Community Coffee gift basket; Terri Decuir, French Market Bistro gift certificate; Loredana Heck, Whole Foods gift basket; Vicki Politz, HoneyBaked Ham gift certificate and Starbucks gift basket; T.M. Wallace, HoneyBaked Ham gift certificate; Ed Ward, HoneyBaked Ham gift certificate; Gina Lemoine, HoneyBaked Ham gift basket; Stephen Matthews, wine and gift certificate from Maxwellí´s Market; Rosemary Bajon, Hi-Nabor gift basket; Kevin Brian, $100 cash prize; Bruce Eckert, $150 cash prize; Lorraine Crifasi and Mark Emonet, $250 cash prize.

Proceeds from the event will benefit alumni activities on campus as well as to help fund the Alumni Association Scholarship.

The chairman of this yearí´s event is Randy Guillaume.  Members of the Alumni Board of Directors assisted with the event along with Glen Randow, director of Alumni Relations and Barbara Camp, alumni events coordinator.