Several new Northshore restaurants and other businesses will participate in Southeastern Louisiana University’s Chefs Evening from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday in the Student Union Ballroom on the Hammond campus.

The Southeastern Foundation fundraiser helps support scholarships and academic programs.

The businesses will include Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket, Benedict’s Plantation, Blackened Brew, Cate Street Seafood Station, Champagne Beverage, Cocoa Bean Bakery and Café, Crescent Bar, Don’s Seafood, Eddie’s Frozen Custard, Gallagher’s Grill, Gnarly Barley, Iron Horse Sports Bar & Spirits, Jacmel Inn, Jim Carey Distributing, La Carretta, Le Saigon, PJ’s Coffee, Salty Joe’s BBQ Shop, Santa Fe Cattle Co., Sarita’s Mexican Grill and Cantina, Southeastern Catering, The Boston Restaurant, Tope La, Trey Yuen and others.

The President’s Toast, hosted by SLU President John L. Crain at the President’s Residence, precedes the main event at 4 p.m. 

Tickets are available for Chefs Evening or to both Chefs Evening and the President's Toast. To order individual tickets (starting at $75) or reserved tables ($600 and up), or for more information, call (985) 549-2239, email or visit the website