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Martinis 2014 Benefits Healing House, Hope for Grieving Children

photo by Debbie Ray

Healing House is celebrating the 10th anniversary of ‘MARTINIS! Lafayette’s ABSOLUT Best Martini.’ Head to any of the eight participating restaurants and taste their contest entry, then cast a vote for your favorite by donating $1 to Healing House. The grand finale gala event will take place on August 23, at 7pm at Hilton Lafayette.

This year we have continued – Lafayette’s ABSOLUT Best Martini Contest 
  • There are 8 local restaurants participating and vying for the title of “ABSOLUT Best Martini”
  • The ‘Tini Tuesday Tour will be 8 weeks long beginning on July a different restaurant each week.
  • For the ABSOLUT ‘Tini Tuesday Tour schedule you can go to: .
  • You will also find a coupon there and on the Healing Hosue facebook page for a free signature ABSOLUT martini with purchase of entrée. The coupons are only valid at that restaurant’s ‘Tini Tuesday night.
  • $1 = 1 vote, cast your votes early and often at each restaurant; vote jars are located in the bar area of each of the 8 restaurants!  ONLINE VOTING IS NOW AVAILABLE ON THE HEALING HOUSE WEBSITE
The ABSOLUT ‘Tini Tuesday Tour will culminate at Martinis 2014 on August 23.  All 8 restaurants will be present for guests to sample their creations and the competition for ABSOLUT best martini will continue throughout the evening and votes will be tallied at the end of the night.
  • Tickets are $100/person and may be purchased online ( or by calling 234-0443.
  • Entertainment by Krossfyre     Beautiful décor by Event Rental.
  • ALL guests will receive a complementary martini glass the night of the event; designed by local artist Tony Bernard
Participating Restaurants:
Blue Dog Café
Bonefish Grill
Charley G’s
Ruffino’s on the River
Social Southern Table &  Bar     
Brought to you by:
Healing House; Hope for Grieving Children is a local non-profit whose vision is that no child grieve alone. All proceeds from Martini’s 2014 will benefit local Acadiana children and families that have experienced the death of a parent or sibling.  All services provided by Healing House are completely free of charge and run by volunteers.
For more information please visit or call the office at 234-0443.


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