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Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off

LAFAYETTE CHEFS BATTLE FOR SEAFOOD CROWN IN 2018 LOUISIANA SEAFOOD COOK-OFF

Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board will welcome 12 of Louisiana’s best chefs representing every corner of the state to the 2018 Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off, held at the Cajundome Convention Center on June 19, 2018, at 5 p.m. Lafayette chefs Kris Allen of Pamplona Tapas and Ryan Trahan of Blue Dog Café will battle in front of a live audience and panel of judges to be named the next King of Louisiana Seafood. During this premier cooking competition, each chef will prepare a dish that highlights the use of Louisiana seafood while interacting with a live audience, celebrity hosts and the “chef ref.” The Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off, presented by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board in partnership with the Louisiana Restaurant Association, will be held in conjunction with the Taste of EatLafayette, which showcases locally-owned restaurants and kicks off the annual EatLafayette™ summer campaign aimed to drive customers to local eateries.