Chef Sibley with his Local Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Foie Gras Sausage.

BATON ROUGE, La. – L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge is excited to announce that Chef Eric Sibley, chef de cuisine at 18 STEAK, and Chef Jesus Arguelles, chef de cuisine at Red Lotus Asian Kitchen, won GOLD and BRONZE, respectively, at the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society’s Fête Rouge Awards. Sibley won gold in the Louisiana Flavors category, and Arguelles won bronze in the Meat category. The winning dishes were Sibley’s Local Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Foie Gras Sausage and Arugelle’s Korean BBQ Banh Bao.

Sibley has lead 18 STEAK since 2018. Arguelles has been a part of L’Auberge’s culinary team since July 2017 and has been leading Red Lotus Asian Kitchen since its inception in November 2020.


Chef Arugelle with his Korean BBQ Banh Bao.

About L’Auberge Baton Rouge
L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge is a $368-million premier southern facility located on 575 acres of land in Baton Rouge, La., off Nicholson Drive in East Baton Rouge Parish. L’Auberge captures the feel of a Southern river lodge and embraces Louisiana’s rich cultural history, food, music and ‘laissez les bon temps rouler’ way of life. L’Auberge includes an expansive single-level, 74,000 square foot casino; a smokefriendly outdoor gaming terrace; nearly 1,500 slot machines; 50 table games; a 12-story hotel with 205 guest rooms, unique rooftop pool and state-of-the-art fitness center overlooking the Mississippi River; five dining outlets; a 1,500-seat Event Center; an outdoor festival ground named, “The Lawn,” which hosts more than 3,500 people; and Edge, a hip and sexy music bar perfect for a more intimate night of music.

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