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Enjoy exceptional dining and socializing options without having to leave the hotel. Start your morning with our award-winning chef.

The Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU is located conveniently near the top restaurants in Baton Rouge. If you do want to explore what Baton Rouge has to offer, our staff is available to offer recommendations and assist with reservations. You can also check out Visit Baton Rouge's Dining Guide.

Dining Room

The Shaquille O'Neal Lodge

The Shaquille O'Neal Lodge is open for breakfast daily and lunch five days a week offering delicious southern meals expertly prepared by our award-winning in-house chef. Click for details on dining changes due to Covid-19.

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Sitting Area

The Bar at The Cook Hotel

Enjoy a lively, loungey experience that is perfect after a day of meetings or exploring Baton Rouge. Click for details on changes to The Bar due to Covid-19. 

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Catering Services by Unique Cuisine

Unique Cuisine offers full service catering on property to meet the needs of our private meetings, events, and celebrations. They are also available to create custom gift baskets and amenities for your special occasions.

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