Chefs prepare for 2016 Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off

8711One chef will be crowned king or queen of Louisiana seafood this weekend. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board will host the ninth annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off on Saturday. More than 10 chefs from various cities across Louisiana will take the stage during the competition, which will be held at the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience’s Grand Tasting in the Ernest M. Morial Convention Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. The next king or queen will be crowned at 8:30 p.m. This year’s competitors includes five chefs from New Orleans and two from Baton Rouge. The winner will move on to compete against chefs from across the nation in the […]