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LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board are set to host the Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off: King of Kings in conjunction with A Taste of EatLafayette. This marks the 14th annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off and the fourth time the event will be held in Lafayette. This year’s cook-off is stepping away from the traditional format for a year to recognize past winners, showcasing the importance of the event to Louisiana chefs aspiring to be a future King or Queen of Louisiana Seafood. The event will feature 12 past champions squaring off for the ultimate title of King of Kings.

Before the cooking can begin, the 12 past champions and VIPs will attend an Opening Reception at Vestal Restaurant in Lafayette on Monday evening, June 21, where chefs will draw for the cooking order. The reception is invitation only.

On Tuesday evening, June 22, the competition heats up as the past champions face off at the Cajundome Convention Center for the title of “King of Kings”. The chefs get underway at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday with the winner announced around 8:15 p.m. This event is open to the public. Tickets are still available for Tuesday, June 22, at EatLafayette/events. One ticket will get you into both the Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off and A Taste of EatLafayette.

Information on Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off: King of Kings Opening Reception:

WHAT: Opening Reception for the Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off: King of Kings

 

WHO: Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser

Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board

Past Champions and VIPs

 

WHERE: Vestal Restaurant

555 Jefferson Street

Lafayette, LA

 

WHEN: Monday, June 21, 2021

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 

 

Information on 2021 Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off: King of Kings

WHAT: 2021 Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off in conjunction with
A Taste of EatLafayette

 

WHO: Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser

Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board

12 Past Champions

 

WHERE: Cajundome Convention Center

444 Cajundome Blvd.

Lafayette, LA

 

WHEN: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Cooking Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Winner Announced around 8:15 p.m.

 

 

 

Categories: Acadiana, Lagniappe, Food

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