NATION’S FINEST CHEFS TO GATHER IN NEW ORLEANS
FOR GREAT AMERICAN SEAFOOD COOK-OFF
Emmy-winning Conservationist Jeff Corwin and Chef John Folse Host
Culinary Competition Emphasizing Domestic, Sustainable Seafood
NEW ORLEANS (July 16, 2010) – Accomplished and up-and-coming chefs from throughout the United States will gather in New Orleans on August 7 to compete in the 2010 Great American Seafood Cook-Off, which is presented annually by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board.
Emmy-winning wildlife conservationist Jeff Corwin, host of Animal Planet’s Jeff Corwin Experience and Food Network’s Extreme Cuisine will co-host the Cook-Off with Chef John Folse, who is often recognized as Louisiana’s Culinary Ambassador to the World.
Now in its seventh year, the Great American Seafood Cook-Off has become the most prestigious culinary seafood competition and has featured many ‘rising stars’ and celebrity chefs over the years. The event emphasizes the importance of cooking with domestic seafood and encourages the use of products from sustainable fisheries.