On June 16, Jackson will be home to a collision of culinary talent as the Mississippi Seafood Cook-Off comes to the capital city for the first year. With our state’s rich seafood heritage and immense chef talent, this event has grown each year, having previously been held on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Join us on Saturday, June 16th from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at The Capital Club (125 S. Congress Street) as we watch chefs showcase one of our state’s greatest resources. The chef line up includes:
Simon Brown, Seafood R’Evolution, Ridgeland
Blake Campbell, Delta Meat Market, Cleveland
John Fitzgerald, Restaurant Tyler, Starkville
Stevens Flagg, The Rainey, New Albany
Louis Larose, Lou’s Full-Serv, Jackson
Jean Paul Lavalee, Oak Crest Mansion Inn, Pass Christian
PJ Lee, Hal & Mal’s, Jackson
Chaz Lindsay, Parlor Market, Jackson
Matthew Lishman, Nola, Indianola
Rashanna Newsome, Manship Woodfired Grill, Jackson
Nick Reppond, GRIT, Taylor
Austin Sumrall, White Pillars, Biloxi
Chefs from around the state will come together for a cook-off to earn a coveted spot in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off, a two-day competition held in New Orleans, Louisiana. The winning chef at the Mississippi Seafood Cook-Off will go on to showcase our state’s talent outside of our borders.
Join us for a throw down as we celebrate some of Mississippi’s best natural resources – our seafood and our talent! Who will be named the Best Seafood Chef in Mississippi and earn a spot in the Great American Seafood Cook off?
Guest Contributor: Amanda Wells of Wells & Co.