CHEF BLAKE PHILLIPS CROWNED 2016 KING OF LOUISIANA SEAFOOD BY LT. GOV. NUNGESSER AND THE LOUISIANA S
May 28, 2016
NEW ORLEANS, LA – May 28, 2016 – Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (LSPMB) crowned Chef Blake Phillips of Sage as the King of Louisiana Seafood at the ninth annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off, held this evening at the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience (NOWFE) in the Ernest M. Morial Convention Center. To earn the crown, Chef Phillips prepared Blackened Sous Vide Grouper and Fava Bean & Sweet Potato Puree with Corn, Crab and Mirliton Slaw, beating eight of the state’s best chefs by showing his creativity and highlighting the superior quality of the seafood that comes from Louisiana’s nutrient rich shorelines.
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.
Invasive Lionfish: If you can’t fish ‘em, eat ‘em at GW Fins
May 18, 2016
Chef Tenney Flynn has it in for lionfish.
Last weekend, he participated in a Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day in Pensacola, Fla., that included a fishing rodeo where Flynn speared 140 pounds of the invasive but tasty creatures.