Ferachi to receive epicurean award

Vince Ferachi, owner of Capitol City Produce, has been chosen as the recipient of the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society’s 2013 Grace “Mama” Marino Lifetime Achievement Award. The announcement was made by BRES President Mickey Freiberg at a special luncheon for the honoree and BRES board members Monday at Gino’s Restaurant.

The award will be presented Aug. 22 at the annual six-course dinner kicking off FĂȘte Rouge Weekend, a wine and food event sponsored by the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society. Tickets are $200 per person and are available online at http://www.feterougebr.com.