Southern University Athletics, in partnership with the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino and Hotel, will host the second annual "Taste of the Jag" Expo on Thursday, May 25 inside the Belle of Baton Rouge Atrium in downtown Baton Rouge.

Doors to the 2018 Taste of the Jag open at 6 p.m. and tickets are available for purchase now at the SU Ticket Office and the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel Gift Shop. Advance tickets are $25 before May 24 and are $35 at the door on the day of the event.

Over 10 metro Baton Rouge area Restaurants, including BRQ, Walk-Ons and Boil and Roux SOuthern Kitchen, and catering companies will showcase some of their signature cuisine and food products inside the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino Atrium while SU coaches and athletic personnel mix and mingle with fans during the three-hour event. Critically acclaimed jazz and R&B band, The Bucket List, is set to headline the night's entertainment.

Southern University athletics also will have game-worn Jaguar football jerseys available for purchase while supplies last for those patrons who attend the Taste of the Jag. Jersey availablity are on a first-come, first serve basis. 

Taste of The Jag is also scheduled to feature a Battle of the Healthy Chef Cooking Competition sponsored by Hi Nabor, where local Chef's will prepare a simple, yet delectably meal in 30 minutes.

Tickets for Taste of the Jag are available at the SU Ticket Office and the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino. Doors to the event open at 6 p.m.