Columns Cafe will serve Mardi Gras dinner Feb. 28


NATCHITOCHES – The Columns Café at Northwestern State University will serve a Mardi Gras-themed dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28.  The dinner will include crawfish pies with remoulade, Chef Leah Chase’s Gumbo Z’Herbs, pecan-crusted breast of chicken and house-prepared king cakes.


The Columns Café is located in Room 225 of the Family and Consumer Sciences Building and is open for dinner once per month offering a four-course locally sourced meal prepared from scratch by students in NSU’s culinary arts program.


Seating is limited and will be directed so that all seats are filled. Guests can purchase tickets to reserve their spot online through the NSU Foundation by visiting or by calling Hospitality Management and Tourism Professor Landon Amberg at (318) 357-5072.   Tickets are $45. Proceeds go to direct support of HMT students and programming.