MEET OUR OFFICIAL HOSPITALITY PARTNERS
Our hospitality sponsors & partners provide The Louisiana Marathon® the warm beds and hot meals that will be enjoyed by a great many of our runners throughout the weekend of January 19th-20th, 2013. These partners are crucial to The Louisiana Marathon’s® success of all our runners and volunteers.
On behalf of our team at On behalf of our team at The Louisiana Marathon® we would like thank all of our restaurant and hospitality sponsors for all their support and endless hours in giving our runners the best Louisiana experience possible.
For over 100 years, Acme has been satisfying the hungriest of people all over the world! It’s quality you can taste in the fresh, hand-shucked Louisiana oysters. Whether served ice cold on the half shell, chargrilled and sizzling in garlic butter or fried to golden perfection, Acme oysters are some of the best you’ll ever have. And it’s not just the oysters, we’re serving all of the New Orleans classics like red beans and rice, seafood gumbo, jambalaya and more, all seasoned to perfection and served with a smile. So pull up a chair, take in the history and soak up the flavor.
It is the mission of Alexander’s Highland Market to provide a full service neighborhood grocery store with a strong sense of community ownership. Rooted in Biblically based principles of welcome, service to our neighbor, disciplined work ethic, and charity, we intend to provide an inviting and warm atmosphere, amiable customer service, the finest quality products available utilizing local brands and growers whenever possible, and a selection of wholesome products that can only be delivered by a locally-owned family operation that shares and understands the history and unique culture of our community.
Bibi’s Patisserie is a completely gluten and peanut free light manufacturing facility and attached retail bakery/cafe in Lafayette, Louisiana. The company, founded in 2009 by husband and wife duo, Nathan Raffel and Hannah Ellaham-Raffel opened their first retail location in 2011. Bibis’ is all about making healthier food accessible to more people. All of our baked goods are gluten-free and low-glycemic, with many vegan options as well. To top it all off, we have over a decade of combined experience serving the needs of folks with dietary restrictions. We have countless ways to alter our recipes to cater to any food allergy combination imaginable, and it still tastes delicious!
THE BIG SQUEEZY
The Big Squeezy was born out of our passion for sharing the wonderful benefits of juicing with others. Not all juices are created equal. It is a well established fact that only Cold Pressed Juice keeps the all important enzymes intact. Without boring you with all the science behind this, trust us when we say IT’S ALL ABOUT THE ENZYMES! And oh yea, did we mention they also taste absolutely delicious? Experience yourself what the buzz is all about!
We live in a junk food culture, and it is more important than ever to bring awareness to what we are putting into our bodies. With all the tempting food options out there, we know it can be hard to make the right dietary choices. The Big Squeezy makes it easy for you; if it’s not good for you, it’s not on the menu!
Baton Rouge’s newest hotspot, Blend, is the brainchild of business partners Sean Malone and Andy Blouin, as well as Mike Labat. At Blend, we want to create an atmosphere that blends exceptional wines, exquisite tastes and freshly-mixed specialty cocktails, with great company. Our eclectic architectural designs of wooden beams and exposed brick with modern touches creates an atmosphere that is perfect for an evening out, finishing a business meeting, or a celebratory event. We hope you will try one of the bottled boutique wines paired with one of Chef Scott Love’s featured menu items, or perhaps just dessert and a cocktail. Whatever you choose, we are certain that our stellar service and fantastic atmosphere will keep you wanting more.
BOUDREAUX & THIBODEAUX’S
Boudreaux & Thibodeaux are the two most beloved mythical and humorous characters in South Louisiana. Overlooking Third Street in historic downtown Baton Rouge, the Balcony Bar transports you to the party atmosphere of the French Quarter with its Spanish architecture and open-air seating. Downstairs, the Nightclub Bar resembles a typical Cajun fishing camp. B&T LIVE! is where Louisiana parties, cher! B&T is a Non-Smoking Venue.
Boudreaux and Thibodeaux’s Voted:
Top Ten music venues in Baton Rouge 2010
CAPITAL CITY GRILL
Located in the Shaw Center next to beautiful Lafayette Park, Capital City Grill Downtown offers casual upscale dining.
CC’S COMMUNITY COFFEE HOUSE
CC’s Community Coffee House® was born in the heart of New Orleans in 1995. In the time since, it has become a local favorite, with more than 30 locations throughout Louisiana. There are many reasons for the popularity. Tops among them is the quality of the product. We brew only Community® Private Reserve® coffees, which are selected from the top one percent of the world’s Arabica coffee beans. Our line of hot brewed coffees, espresso drinks and frozen beverages cannot be matched for quality or flavor.
The Chimes Restaurant & Tap Room has been a Baton Rouge and LSU tradition serving fine patrons for over 25 years.New Bottled Beers: Cucapa Pale Ale BB BurgerBrau Featured Wines:Coppola Claret Aveleda Grinalda Reserva
Welcome to Doe’s Eat Place Baton Rouge — home to some of the best steaks in Baton Rouge.
Our filets, porterhouses, t-bones, and ribeyes are aged a minimum of 21 days and hand-cut
daily. Our world-famous hot tamales were recently featured on Alton Brown’s Feasting on Asphalt and in Southern Living magazine.
Come join us for great food in a casual down-home atmosphere. See ya soon!
Welcome to FRESH, a world where healthy food and incredibly fast friendly service combine in concert for a food experience unlike any other. Our VISION is pure: World domination, one salad at a time. That is if world domination means serving the freshest ingredients in popping flavor combinations, with a cool atmosphere, by our FRESH-ARMY.
Located at the corner of Acadian Thruway and Perkins Road in the vibrant Acadian Village neighborhood, Galatoire’s Bistro is celebrated by its loyal patrons for an unrivaled dining experience and serving the finest French Louisiana cuisine Baton Rouge offers. Whether visiting for the largest of celebrations, most intimate occasion or a comfortable meal with family and friends, guests can look forward to all of the traditions – old and new – that make Galatoire’s Bistro the ultimate dining experience in Baton Rouge.
Hampton Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Downtown is a new boutique-style,137 rooms & suites hotel in the heart of Downtown Baton Rouge’s Financial District. This chic hotel features a stylish design with bold colors, sleek patterns and modern ambience. Conveniently located in the heart of the bustling downtown district and within walking distance to a variety of exciting restaurants and bars, local attractions, businesses, the state capital and just a short drive to LSU, home of the Fighting Tigers.
HILTON BATON ROUGE CAPTIOL CENTER
In a state where every man is a king and a hotel where the past becomes the present, the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center hotel blends both history and elegance. The historic Heidelberg and Capitol House Hotel have been fully restored to their former state of grandeur with over $70 million in renovations and awarded a 4 Diamond rating by AAA.
HILTON BATON ROUGE // DINING
The hotel’s signature restaurant, The Kingfish, serves the finest prime beef, the freshest catch, and wine from the city’s finest cellar. The 290 elegantly appointed guest rooms have been designed with all of the comforts and conveniences of modern hospitality, while maintaining the luster and appeal of the original building facades. The third floor pool and garden deck overlooks the Mississippi River, as do the two river-view ballrooms. Additionally, for larger events, the hotel offers 20,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, and it is only three miles from Louisiana State University.
Located in the capital city of Baton Rouge, LA, Hotel Indigo Down Town offers guests the individuality of a boutique hotel with the reassurance and benefits of a big hotel group. Hotel Indigo is part of IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world’s largest hotel company, and a member of Priority Club® Rewards, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty program.
What makes Jimmy John’s different from the rest is that it’s honest, it’s damn good, it’s damn fast, at a decent price! Jimmy John’s definition of fresh is worlds apart from everyone else’s. Bread is baked in-house everyday and served fresh. Meat and veggies are sliced fresh in-house everyday. The turkey is real turkey, the roast beef is real roast beef – no additives, no vegetable-based fillers, no fake stuff. Nothing is delivered pre-sliced. Real Hellmann’s mayo, real Grey Poupon, real olive oil and red wine vinegar – it’s the best of the best.
JUBAN’S CREOLE RESTAURANT & CATERER
When the Juban family opened their restaurant in 1983, the culinary world took immediate notice as Esquire Magazine crowned Juban’s Creole Restaurant one of the Best New Restaurants in America. Not long after opening their doors, by popular demand, Juban’s expanded their services to on and off-site catering. In 2002, the family decided to double the size of their restaurant, offering nine elegantly appointed dining rooms with accommodations from 4 to 140 guests for seminars or seated dinners. Each room is equipped with wireless internet access and has audiovisual capabilities. Their facilities can also serve over 350 guests for special cocktail or wedding receptions.
Along with a superb managerial and service staff, Juban’s is complemented with a professional kitchen directed by Louisiana born Chef Joey Daigle. “Before joining our culinary team, Joey worked under the tutelage of Chef John Besh of New Orleans and Chef Thomas Keller of Napa Valley. He gives a special quality to every facet of the culinary experience,” says Juban’s General Manager, Scott Callais.
L’AUBERGE CASINO HOTEL
L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge is a premier southern Louisiana destination property offering a fully integrated casino entertainment experience. It is designed to capture the feel of a Southern river lodge and will embrace Louisiana’s rich cultural history, food, music and ‘laissez les bon temps rouler’ way of life.
Le Creole is the creation of Wayne Stabiler, a well-known Baton Rouge restauranteur. Wayne knew he wanted to go back to his roots in the seafood business. He wanted to offer a place where customers could enjoy seafood fresh from the Gulf of Mexico, and to create an environment that represented old New Orleans at its best.
Experience the new standard in hospitality when you visit Baton Rouge. The Baton Rouge Marriott combines southern charm, modern elegance and a culture of service that remains unparalleled. Our well trained, professional and friendly staff will be delighted to accommodate all your needs. From overnight lodging in one of our 300 beautifully appointed guestrooms, including one or two bedroom suites and private Concierge Floors boasting the best views in the city, to meetings and events in our 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, the Baton Rouge Marriott is your ideal location! Nestled in the heart of Baton Rouge.
Third generation restaurateur serving Mexy cuisine with a Louisiana flair. Proud to serve Baton Rouge for almost fifteen years as the premier Mexican restaurant with influences of my “Mestizo” heritage of Mexican and Cajun-French. OPEN seven days a week with daily specials and Happy Hour specials everyday. Great ambiance for the perfect date night. Full service Catering options available.
The only venue for Endless Entertainment. 40,000 sq.ft. and includes a state of the art Video Gaming Floor, 10 Lane Boutique Bowling Alley, 2-story 8,000 sq.ft. Laser Tag Arena, Full Service Restaurant, Bar & Lounge, Thousands of dollars in prizes to win, and a whole lot more.
Traditionally restaurants fall into flavor categories that group common dishes and seasonings. Restaurant IPO was born out of breaking this tradition by aligning unique worldwide cuisine infused with a South Louisiana flare. Proprietors Eric Macicek and Brandt Broussard share a passion for products that progress well beyond incredible cuisine and into an exceptional beverage selection, hospitality-driven service, and a fresh atmosphere. Whether it be a business lunch, an evening out with friends or a date night, the fusion flare, extensive wine selection, craft brews and muddled cocktails will surely please all of your senses.
Welcome to Sullivan’’s in Baton Rouge where you’ll find yourself surrounded by friends and neighbors looking to cut loose at a Baton Rouge steakhouse unlike any other. Located in the Mid City South area, near Interstate 10 on Corporate Boulevard, you can come in to untie, unwind and uncork with our unbelievable food, signature cocktails and swinging atmosphere at Sullivan’s.
Strands Cafe is a family-owned and operated business in the heart of downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is where our love of people, places and delicacies come together to make a celebration out of any day!
We use the best ingredients and no preservatives in our chocolates, pastries and coffee flavoring to provide you with a true boutique experience. The Strands family’s international backgrounds and training make a bite into a Strands confection a unique, culturally rich delight!
Zoës, which means LIFE in Greek, offers fresh ingredients in original recipes to complement your active lifestyle. Our Mediterranean-inspired menu is made FRESH daily in generous portions, sure to satisfy every member of the family. Taste our food and discover why people say it’s so addictive!