Chef Alex Eaton of The Manship in Jackson, MS crowned 2016 King of American Seafood
On August 5, 13 Chefs from Across the US will compete for the crown.


Each year, chefs from throughout the country are given the chance to represent their states and their home seafood in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off. Started by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board in 2004, the Cook-Off promotes domestic, sustainable seafood. Chefs cook before a live audience and present their dishes to a notable panel of six national judges who score based on presentation, creativity, composition, craftsmanship, flavor and more. Featuring a parade, entertaining hosts and renowned chefs, it’s a don’t-miss event.

Tickets are $10 at the door.

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Great American Seafood Cook-Off 2017 heats up Aug. 5 in N.O.

America's Best Seafood Chef will be crowned on Aug. 5 at the 14th annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off, a cooking competition in New Orleans that pits 12 U.S. chefs against one another in a timed, live cooking show.

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