8 Reasons The Taste is the place to be on March 29


100% Fundraising Efficiency

Every dollar raised benefits patients, allowing us to serve them and their families in the most impactful way. Donor funding has provided support for early detection, education, survivorship, research and patient assistance. Since 2013, The Taste has raised nearly $700,000 for Cancer Center patients.

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A Most Excellent Auction

Our live and silent auctions include a wide range of exciting items including sports experiences, local art, jewelry, gifts for kids, and so much more!

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A Totally Awesome Theme

This year we are throwing it back to the 80s for a rad night out. Guest are encouraged to come in casual cocktail wear or have fun with 80s attire!

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Kickin’ Cuisine

Come hungry like the wolf to The Taste because our food and beverage sponsors include The Chimes Restaurant & Tap Room, City Pork Brasserie & Bar, Rock-n-Sake Baton Rouge, Nothing Bundt Cakes and many more! Guests can sample delicious cuisine from more than twenty local eateries. We’re throwing it back to classic capital area restaurants and even introducing hot new hits on the food scene, like Southfin Southern Poké.

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A Boss Band

Werewolf, the legendary 80’s cover band, will have the dance floor warmed up and ready for you to bust a move!


365 Days of Giving Wall

At The Taste you can purchase a day in honor of someone you love. A birthday, anniversary or special day in your life can be marked by your commitment to fighting cancer. You can also win up to a $1,000 Lee Michaels shopping spree with your purchase of a day. How? You’ll have to play to find out!


Rad Committee and Sponsors

Our committee and presenting sponsors fight for your right to party! They have ensured a fun filled evening for a good cause.



The Taste is the best place in Baton Rouge to have fun and save lives. Get your tickets now to experience a night on the town and make an impactful difference in lives of thousands of patients in our community.

Together, we can take the fight against cancer forward and JUST BEAT IT!