BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Capital Area United Way’s largest fundraiser returns to Baton Rouge.

According to the organization, the Jambalaya Jam will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at North Boulevard Town Square in downtown Baton Rouge on Thursday, Oct. 12.

Guests are invited to enjoy live music by party band, After 8, while sampling over 50 jambalaya recipes from competing teams across the 10 parishes the Capital Area United Way serves. Winners will be selected for first, second, and third overall place winners, People’s Choice, and Best Appetizers.

Are you looking for jambalaya during your lunch break? Lunch-to-go options are available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pick-up for ordered plates will be at North Boulevard Town Square. Pre-purchased plates are suggested as day-of-event plates are limited.

Click here to order jambalaya to go or purchase an all-you-can-eat ticket.