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Dharma

Dharma is a venue and social gathering spot for downtown Lake Charles; we offer live music, art, atmosphere, craft beer & classic cocktails!

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Lake Charles, LA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Website facebook.com

Company Summary

Dharma is a venue and social gathering spot for downtown Lake Charles, located in an area poised for major economic development in the coming years. Dharma has offered live music, art, atmosphere, craft beer & classic cocktails six nights a week, since opening in January of 2013. Our customers are forward-thinkers, of all ages (18+) and walks of life, that share our vision for progress of the downtown Lake Charles arts community.

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    Derek William Sarvaunt
    Co-Owner/Bar Manager

    Born and raised in Lake Charles, Derek Sarvaunt is a young hard-working entrepreneur, foodie, and musician, with an extensive background in the service industry. He has served patrons at Pat’s of Henderson, KD’s Diner, Casa Manana, and The Porch Coffee House & Café. His service industry experience includes waiting tables, bartending, and barista, managing a kitchen, managing a bar, and booking events.

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    Alyssa Sherie DiNatale
    Co-Owner/Events Coordinator

    Born and raised in Lake Charles, Alyssa DiNatale is a hard-working entrepreneur and musician with a strong background in office management, sales, customer service, property management/real estate, event planning, and the service industry. She has worked as a real estate assistant for local real estate agencies, and as a tax assistant. She has served patrons at Copeland’s, Coyote Blues, La Truffe Sauvage, and The Porch Coffee House & Café.