Inaugural, free Red Stick Food Fest coming to Baton Rouge in May _lowres

Photo provided by the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation -- The logo for the Red Stick Food Fest, a free event coming to Baton Rouge in May.

The second annual Red Stick Food Fest will be May 13 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. on the lawn at L'Auberge Casino and Hotel in Baton Rouge.

Here's a rundown of the fest's menu:


• Pulled Pork Sandwich & Potato Salad

• Smoked Chicken Sandwich & Potato Salad

• Homemade Smoked Sausage & Coleslaw

Bud’s Broiler

• #4 Charcoal Broiled Hamburger: Meat, Grated Cheddar, Chili or Hickory Smoked Sauce

• #6 Charcoal Broiled Hamburger: Meat, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Pickles, Mayo or Mustard, Grated Cheddar

Louisiana Culinary Institute

• Oven Roasted Chicken Wings with Crackling Corn Cobs

o Mexican Style

o Rag’in Cajun Style

o All American Style

• Ice Cold Watermelon Wedges, Chunked & Dusted with Tajin Seasoning, Kosher Salt, or Plain


• Louisiana Crawfish Cakes: Fresh Louisiana Crawfish Tails, Onions, Bell Peppers, Celery, Topped with Remoulade

• Corn & Crawfish Bisque: White Sweet Corn, Cream, with Fresh Louisiana Crawfish Tails

Sammy’s Grill

• Shrimp Remoulade: Boiled Shrimp Tossed in a Zesty Remoulade Dressing, Served over a Mixture of Shredded Green Cabbage and Iceberg

• Oasis Cabana Cuban: Pecan Smoked Shredded Pork, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Thin Sliced Honey Ham, Kosher Dill Pickles, Sweet Yellow Onions and Creole Mustard on a Grilled Pressed French Bread

• Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad: Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast, Tri-Colored Rotini Pasta, Diced Celery, Shredded Carrots, Green Peas and Parmesan Cheese Tossed in Sammy’s Sensation Dressing

Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

• Grand Isle Wrap: Blackened Gulf Shrimp, Corn Macque Choux, Tasso, Butter Lettuce, White Remoulade Sauce


• Pastrami Slider: House Made Pastrami, Purple Cabbage Slaw and Kickin’ Remoulade, Served with Cajun Chips

Thee Cake Diva

• Ooey Gooey – Chocolate and Butter

• Almond Pound Cake

• Strawberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Zea Rotisserie & Grill

• Creole Shrimp & Grits: Roasted Corn Grits with Wild Caught Sautéed Gulf Shrimp, Served with Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Andouille Sausage and Étouffée Sauce

• Sashimi Tuna Stack: Locally Caught Diced Yellowfin Tuna with Cucumber, Avocado, & Wasabi Aioli

Admission and parking at the event is free.

Click here for more information about the event.