About BRES

Who is the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society?

Culinary experience for a cause 

Making Baton Rouge Children Healthy one Fête at a Time.

Crawfête - Fête du Vin - Fête Rouge

To enrich the culinary culture for the Capital Area Community while raising funds for childhood nutrition initiatives, educational programs and scholarships. 

BRES is a 501(c)3 presented by the best culinary professionals in the capital area including chefs, restauranteurs, food suppliers and wine purveyors. 

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Support Baton Rouge Epicurean Society:

2017 Board of directors

William Wells, President
Culinary Productions

Dori Murvin*, Past President
Beausoleil Restaurant & Bar

Lisa Boudreaux-Lecoq, President-Elect
The Gilded Artichoke Catering

Brian Dykes, Secretary/Treasurer
Bin 77 Bistro and Side Bar

Gino Marino, Gino's Restaurant

John P. Wolff, III, Keogh Cox

Melissa Parmelee, interim admin



Scott Callais*
Kevin Kimball*
Justin McDonald*
Jason Johnson
Dori Murvin*
Bret Smith
Tom Tanner

Jim Albert, Purveyors of Fine Wines
Bruce Attinger, Walk-Ons
Billy Berger, B & B Stafftenders, B & B Event Rentals, Bergerverre
Don Bergeron, Bergeron's City Market
Scott Callais*, Juban's Restaurant, Inc.
Bryan Calvert, Mystic Vine
Chip Chesteen, Chesteen & Associates LLC
Kelly Firesheets, Heartland
Mickey Freiberg*, Capitol City Produce
Jimmy Gould, Printing Tech
Stephen Hightower, City Pork Hospitality Group
Kenny Kleinpeter, Kleinpeter Farms Dairy, L.L.C.
Jeremy Langlois, Chef Folse & Co.
Angela Lowther-Walker, Republic National Distributing Company
Bret Smith, Republic National Distributing Company
Jim Urdiales, Mestizo Restaurant
Meghann Young, Juban's Restaurant, Inc.
Craig Vitrano

*Past Presidents