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  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Vince Ferachi, left, receives congratulations from, from left, Mickey Freiberg and Gino Marino as he accepts the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society's seventh annual Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award from Mama at the dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON -- Baton Rouge Epicurean Society Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Vince Ferach, fourth from left, poses with his family, from left, daughters Lesley Gremillion and Jennifer Kelley, wife Sue and sons Paul and Michael, at the dinner kicking off Fête Rouge on Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Fête Rouge --- Sampling the offering of more than 200 wines and culinary dishes by local chefs at the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society's seventh annual Fête Rouge are, from left, board member Bret Smith, Tiffany and Brian Dykes, and Ellen and Tom Tanner.

  • Photo provided by Jenn Ocken Photography --- Fête Rouge --- Baton Rouge Epicurean Society Executive Director Renée Dugas Molbert, left, presents the seventh annual Fête Rouge tasting Best of Show award to Crowne Plaza chef Nelson Chang on Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- 'Green Paradise' --- At Baton Rouge Green's annual 'Green Paradise' gala at LSU's Rural Life Museum are, from left, co-chairwomen Sage Roberts and Katheryn Flournoy, George Schaffer, honorary co-chairmen Paul and Karen Mainieri, Ralston Phillips and Executive Director Diane Losavio.

  • Advocate staff photo by GEORGE MORRIS --- 'Tiger Beat' --- Congratulating Sam King, front, on the publication of his book, 'Tiger Beat,' are, back from left, retired New Orleans Times-Picayune sportswriter Bill Bumgarner, Advocate sportswriter Ted Lewis, retired Times-Picayune sportswriter Marty Mulé and Advocate sportswriter Joe Macaluso.

  • Photo provided by MAXINE CRUMP --- Blues gala --- At the Baton Rouge Blues Foundation's Blues Gala Aug. 22 at the Capitol Park Museum are, from left, Mila Gernon, Leah Smith, Kenny Neal, Maxine Crump, Ray Neal and Brigitte Reulet.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Cooking for the Baton Rouge Epicureau Society's Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza are chefs, front from left, David Dickensauge, Gary Schenk and Gino Sclafani; and, back, William Wells, Jeremy Langlois, Samantha and Cody Carroll, and Kelley McCann.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Baton Rouge Epicurean Society board members,f rom left, Leo Verde, Jim Albert, Executive Director Renée Dugas Molbert, Patrick Fellows and Scott Callais at the 's Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Andy Blouin and Jim Uridales at the Baton Rouge Epicureau Society's Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Ginger and Mike Manning with Rose Hudson at the Baton Rouge Epicureau Society's Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Last year's Baton Rouge Epicureau Society Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award winner Tullio Saffiotti with the Rev. Cleo Milano at thi year's dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- René and Jason Areng at the Baton Rouge Epicureau Society's Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- From left, Steve and Beth Tope with Ellen and Brian Swinsky at the Baton Rouge Epicureau Society's Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Sandra Crake and Lowrey Griffon at the Baton Rouge Epicureau Society's Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Baton Rouge Epicurean Society board member Bill Hounshell and wife Kathy with fellow board member Paul Bologna at the Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Baton Rouge Epicurean Society Executive Director Renée Dugas Molbert, back left, with winning chefs at the seventh annual Fête Rouge tasting Aug. 23 at the Crowne Plaza. Front from left, Nelson Chang, Crowne Plaza; William Wells, Culinary Productions; Kevin Dragon, Camelot Club; Drew England, Edible Event; and Matthew Reed, Reed's Cakes; back, Beverly Patin, Louisiana Culinary Institute, Gary Schenk, Crowne Plaza; '; Jon Breaux, Camelot Club; '; Chris Wadsworth, Restaurant IPO; Nancy DeVille, Ruffino's Restaurant; Derrick Patin, Louisiana Culinary Institute; and Chris Motto, Mansurs on the Boulevard.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- John Delgado and chef Don Bergeron at the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society's seventh annual Fête Rouge tasting Aug. 23 at the Crowne Plaza

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Baton Rouge Epicurean Society baord member Justin McDonald, center, with Melissa Parmalee and Jessica Boone at the seventh annual Fête Rouge tasting Aug. 23 at the Crowne Plaza

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Baton Rouge Epicurean Society board member Leo Verdi, center, with Katherine Lagour, Laurie Stoma, and David and Jessica Richard at the seventh annual Fête Rouge tasting Aug. 23 at the Crowne Plaza

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Baton Rouge Epicurean Society board member Tom Tanner, third from left, with Chris Laureles, Lisa Schavvien and Tracey Philips at the seventh annual Fête Rouge tasting Aug. 23 at the Crowne Plaza

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- From left, Laura Monroe, Sandra Chustz and Lisa Brewer at the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society's seventh annual Fête Rouge tasting Aug. 23 at the Crowne Plaza

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- From left, Brigette Harper, Jourdan Dyer and Carly Lockhart at the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society's seventh annual Fête Rouge tasting Aug. 23 at the Crowne Plaza

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Shari Bell and Terreca Bates at the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society's seventh annual Fête Rouge tasting Aug. 23 at the Crowne Plaza

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- From left, John Mark, Catharine Domenick, Teri Duplantier and Alex Dugas at the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society's seventh annual Fête Rouge tasting Aug. 23 at the Crowne Plaza

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Baton Rouge Epicurean Society board member Scott Callais, fourth from left, with Maria, Juan, Joanne and Antonio Carrillo at the seventh annual Fête Rouge tasting Aug. 23 at the Crowne Plaza

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON ---Sara Abercrombie and Heather Kleinpeter Savoy at Baton Rouge Green's 'Green Paradise' Gala Aug. 24 at LSU's Rural Life Museum

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- From left, Brad and Danielle Connors, George Bofiner and Vickie and jim Eaves at Baton Rouge Green's 'Green Paradise' Gala Aug. 24 at LSU's Rural Life Museum

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- From left, Ali Nabours, Steve Chiccarelli and Brenda Nabours man the wine pull at Baton Rouge Green's 'Green Paradise' Gala Aug. 24 at LSU's Rural Life Museum

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- From left, Roby Bearden, Mary Stabiler, Barbara Bearden, Warren Stabiler and Pat Price at Baton Rouge Green's 'Green Paradise' Gala Aug. 24 at LSU's Rural Life Museum

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Courtney and Todd Newbill at Baton Rouge Green's 'Green Paradise' Gala Aug. 24 at LSU's Rural Life Museum

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Barrie Etheridge, left, and lacy Bofinger at Baton Rouge Green's 'Green Paradise' Gala Aug. 24 at LSU's Rural Life Museum

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- From left, Julie Baxter, Rob Payer and Diane Knobloch at Baton Rouge Green's 'Green Paradise' Gala Aug. 24 at LSU's Rural Life Museum

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Baton Rouge Epicurean Society board member Jimmy Ward and wife Kayla at the Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Vince Ferachi, left, accepts the Baton Rouge epicurean Society's seventh annual Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award from Mama at the dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.

  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- Last year's Baton Rouge Epicurean Society's Grace 'Mama' Marino Lifetime Achievement Award winner Tullio Saffiotti with the Rev. Cleo Milano at thi year's dinner kicking off Fête Rouge Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza.