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Best Chefs of New Orleans Gear Up For Rouses
On Saturday, April 10th the most celebrated and genuine chefs of New Orleans will compete in the MLE-sanctioned Rouses Crawfish Eating World Championship. Shaded by the deep red walls of the Old U.S. Mint, the chefs will show revelers in the historic French Quarter of New Orleans exactly one thing: how to eat boiled crawfish fast. Poor Pat Bertoletti, on a transcontinental flight and all ........
Among the competitors are:
Matt Murphy of the M Bistro at NOLA's Ritz Carlton
Duke LoCicero of Cafe Giovanni
Johnny Blancher of Ye Old College Inn
Ben Thibodeaux of Palace Cafe
Alfred Singleton of Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse
Kerry Seaton of Willie Mae's Scotch House
Michael Regua of Antoine's
Chris Montero of Bacco
Michael DeVidts of the N.O. School of Cooking
Kim Kringle of Dakota & Cuvee
Sous Chef Byron Bailey of Dick & Jenny's (an owner of which has vowed to win the pro round).
more info at www.twitter.com/rousesmarkets and @eatingcontest