Annual Chef Soiree Takes Place This Weekend

The annual Chef Soiree to benefit the Youth Service Bureau

of Washington and St. Tammany parishes is scheduled for

Sunday, March 18, at the Covington Trailhead. With more

than 60 food and beverage vendors and five bands, Chef

Soiree draws more than 3,000 patrons each spring. Proceeds

from the Northshore’s premiere event help the Youth Service

Bureau provide advocacy, counseling, education and

intervention for at-risk youth and families in the area.
“With proven success rates, the Youth Service Bureau

provides the resources needed to help at-risk youth reach

their full potential,” said Leah Brown. “ We are

proud to support YSB’s mission, as well this fun and

festive event which has served as a staple in the

Northshore community for 34 years.”

“We are continually working to help children and families

reach their full potential, leading safe, sober and joyful

lives,” said Mary Slazer, President & CEO, Youth Service

Bureau. “With the help of our partners and the outpouring

of support from members of our community surrounding Chef

Soiree, we are able to expand our services year after


The entertainment lineup for the 2018 event includes Bayou

Liberty Jazz Band, Groovy 7, Louisiana Spice, New Suit and

The Wagners. For more information on ticket purchases,

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