POSTED: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 6:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 6:04am
Louisiana — The Whole Foods Market Louisiana stores will have Great American Seafood Cook-Off Tickets available for purchase at their Guest Services desks beginning Wednesday, August 1. Tickets are $5 each in advance and $10 at the door.
The Great American Seafood Cook-Off will be held Saturday, August 11 in Hall J at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. Sig Hansen from Deadliest Catch and Chef Cory Bahr, 2011 Louisiana Seafood King, will co-emcee the competition. In addition, the Whole Foods Market Fishmonger Champion Bob Reany will perform a whole fish cutting demonstration at 12:15 p.m.
On Sunday, August 12, 4-H members compete in the 4-H Great American Seafood Cook-Off with time limits, competitive judging, and plated dish presentations. Teams currently represent Oklahoma, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Louisiana with more to come.
All ticket sales benefit the Louisiana Restaurant Association Education Fund. For more information, visit www.greatamericanseafoodcookoff.com .