Event Preview: Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off 2013

Meet the Louisiana chefs competing at this year's seafood competition at the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience.

Chef Austin Kirzner of Red Fish Grill is one of the chefs competing at the 2013 Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off.

Louisiana seafood fans will love the Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off, coming up on Saturday, May 25, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The event, presented by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board, is part of the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience and will take place during NOWFE's Grand Tasting event. Ten Louisiana chefs will compete and one will be named the "King of Louisiana Seafood."


The winner will be announced at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25, and will be chosen by a panel of judges that includes Rein Fertel, contributing writer to Garden & Gun Magazine; Chef Tenney Flynn, Executive Chef and Co-Owner of GW Fins; Errol Laborde, Editor-in-Chief of Louisiana Life Magazine; and Megan Murphy, food writer and blogger for ThisGirlCanEat.com. Tickets to the Grand Tasting, which includes access to the Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off, can be purchased at NOWFE.com.


To read more about each chef, click on the thumbnails below and click Show Captions. For full biographies of each chef and more details about the event, visit louisianaseafoodcookoff.com. The Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off is sponsored by Louisiana Life Magazine, TABASCO, the Louisiana Restaurant Association and the Louisiana Office of Tourism. 

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