Call for Chefs: Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off seeks contestants

February 15, 2016

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser invites chefs to participate in the 9th Annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off at the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

9 Don’t Miss Louisiana Seafood Events

9 Don’t Miss Louisiana Seafood Events


The state known as Sportsman’s Paradise has a boatload of festive options to choose from. Mark your calendars to save the date for these nine mouth-watering events that spotlight Louisiana seafood.

Lt. Gov. Dardenne, Seafood Board Announce America’s Best Seafood Chef

August 8, 2015

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne announced Alaska chef Beau Schooler as the winner of the 2015 Great American Seafood Cook-Off, held Saturday at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Chef Schooler was named America’s Best Seafood Chef, and he will wear the crown of King of American Seafood, as his and sous chef Travis Hotch's Nose-To-Tail Sockeye Salmon recipe won over the judges. Coming in second place was chef Adam Evans of Georgia with his Roasted Spear-Caught Lionfish with Sapelo Island Clams. Louisiana chef Michael Brewer took third with his Louisiana Seafood Nachos.