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.

Chef to represent Louisiana in Great American Seafood Cook-off

July 31, 2015

Chef Michael Brewer, of The Sammich restaurant in New Orleans, will represent Louisiana in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off on Saturday, Aug. 8.

Brewer, who was crowned King of Louisiana Seafood in the Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off on May 24 in New Orleans, is one of 12 chefs from throughout the country competing for the highly coveted title of America’s Best Seafood Chef.