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11 chefs compete Saturday at NOWFE to wear Louisiana Seafood Cook-off crown

 
May 24, 2016

Do you just love a good realty TV cooking show competition? Why watch from the couch when you can be there in person to see, smell and taste the action?

The ninth annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off will bring 11 chefs to the stage on Saturday (May 28) during the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience's Grand Tasting at the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center.

Eleven Louisiana chefs prepare for 2016 Louisiana Seafood Cook-off

 
May 24, 2016

BATON ROUGE (News Release) - Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (LSPMB) will host the Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off this weekend, on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The ninth annual cook-off will showcase the talent of eleven chefs from various cities across the state of Louisiana, each vying for the title of King or Queen of Louisiana Seafood.

LOW PRICES AND FEWER SHRIMP: SHRIMP SEASON’S START ISN’T A HAPPY ONE

 
May 24, 2016

Shrimp season opened Monday. Observers say fishermen are caught between small catches and low prices.

There are two shrimping seasons, spring and fall. Spring is considered the brown shrimp season, which opened Monday.

“The season opened today, and the catch is way off from what it usually is,” commercial fisherman Rodney Olander said. “The grade is way smaller than what we usually open with and, as usual, the price is down on us.”