Cook-Off Schedule

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. 

Saturday, Aug. 6

11:30 a.m. Opening ceremony

12:00 p.m. Cooking begins

The chefs will have staggered start times. Each chef will have one hour to cook and plate. Dishes will be presented to judges, who will have 15 minutes to hear each chef’s presentation and critique the dish.

3:30 p.m. Cooking ends

3:45 p.m. Judging ends

3:50-4:20 p.m. Entertainment during judge tabluation

4:30 p.m. Closing ceremony

4:45 p.m. America's Best Seafood Chef crowned

Admission is free to those attending the Louisiana Restaurant Association Show. General public can buy $5 tickets in advance by clicking here. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.


Sunday, Aug. 7 – 4-H Edition

11 a.m. Opening ceremony

11:15 a.m. Cooking begins

1:15 p.m. Cooking ends

1:45 p.m. Closing Ceremonies and Awards

Get in touch

Louisiana Seafood Promotion &
Marketing Board
1051 N. Third St., 3rd Floor
Baton Rouge, La. 70802
Call: 225.342.0552