The Forest Restaurant has won various honors over the years for its fine catering. We offer parties, weddings, banquets, and virtually any group function, in our spacious banquet rooms. Our banquet rooms are offered free of charge when purchasing food and beverage service with the Forest.

We offer five different private dining rooms that will certainly meet all the needs of our local patrons. We have smaller rooms for more intimate groups, or we can open all our banquet rooms, into a spacious 3500 sq. ft. hall.


Our banquet facilities are convenient, with plenty off street parking adjoining the restaurant. We offer groups many extras at no charge, such a Public Address system with Podium, back ground music, draped tables for displays, and many more features to meet you needs.

Our banquet menu features many specials from our A La Carte menu, and, we offer many additional “Special Group Menus”. Our Special Group Menus require a minimum of 20 guests. Prices start at $22.50 per head (including service, drink with the meal and sales tax). Our banquet rooms are including in all of our group prices,

Wedding Receptions


The Forest is famous for our wedding receptions. We offer weddings from 50 to 500 guests. We also offer off premises catering at a site of your choice. For a beautiful lawn wedding, The Forest has teamed up with The Fairfax House, and will offer Brides a no obligation estimate of cost to do their wedding at this location.

Our banquet hall, called the Sugar Cane Room, in honor of our sugar Cane industry in the area, can hold up to 450 people receptions well. We offer a full hor dourve menu for your choices on our “Wedding Buffet”. Our wedding prices vary according to menu and number of expected guest.

The food offered at our weddings is considered the best in south Louisiana, including our famous fried filet of catfish.  We offer many specialty prepared fettuccines, gumbos, seafood and meats dishes for your guest.  Our buffet is always ready when your guest arrives, for easy and quick service.

Bar Service

The Forest offers bar service at low market prices.  We offer keg or bottled beer, wine service by the bottle, and for those wanting to offer hard liquor to their guest, we offer reduced bottle rates.  Our entire bar service is tended by professional servers, and features all real hiball and wine glasses, including real glass for keg beer service.

For additional catering information, pricing quotes, or detailed menus,
please call 337-828-3300 or email us.