A Five-Star Gala

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  • Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- The Louisiana Restaurant Association Education Foundation Gala 'Five Star Futures' was held in the Grand Ballroom of The Hilton Riverside. Mike Rodrigue, Lucien Gunter and Paul Rotner of Acme Oyster House were named Restaurateurs of the Year. Pictured: Nick Hazard, Katy Casbarian, Lucien Gunter.

  • Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- Helen LeBourgeois, Melvin Rodrigue.

  • Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- Alice Glenn, Stan Harris.

  • Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich, Klara Cvitanovich, Drago Cvitanovich, Tommy Cvitanovich. Klara and Drago Cvitanovich were inducted into the LRA Hall of Fame.

  • Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- Erica Papillion, Wendy Waren, Sarah Peltier.

  • Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- Paul Rotner, Mike Rodrigue.

  • Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- Nick LoCicero and his dad, Chef Duke LoCicero.

  • Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- Ralph Brennan with his daughter, Kathryn Brennan.