Monday, October 29, 2012

Expect Full Flavor on the Half Shell at this weekend's Oyster Cook-off in Gulf Shores

Are you game to taste all the team entries of Rockefeller, Gulf Coast Cajun or chef’s choice raw oysters on the half shell? This Saturday (November 3rd) is your golden opportunity to try these delicious creations at the 5th Annual Oyster Cook-off at The Hangout presented by Alabama Gulf Seafood. Add to the mix live music, big-screen TV viewing of SEC college football (Alabama vs. LSU), a beer garden, games and prizes, PLUS free nights, and you have the ingredients for full-on fun at the beach. We will even kick in a free $20 gift card to The Hangout. 

Condos: Rent 2 nights, get the 3rd night free
Houses: Rent 3 nights, get the 4th night free
PLUS a free $20 gift card to The Hangout!
Promo code 12OY-T

Take a mouth watering look at last year's fantastic food and fun!

More Oyster Cook-off details:

  • The Oyster Cook-off fun and food begins at 10 a.m. with live music throughout the event by The Banditos, LF Knighton, and The Soul Rebels Brass Band.
  • The celebrity judges for the cook-off are David Holloway from the Press-Register, Birmingham News & Huntsville Times; Erin Street from Southern Living; and Devon Walsh from WKRG TV.
  • Celebrities are even competing against regional chefs. Martie Duncan, a finalist in the Food Network Star competition, and her four team mates will square off in all oyster categories.
  • Regional chefs include Chef Jim Smith, the governor’s executive chef; Chef Wesley True from True in Montgomery, Chef James Boyce from Cotton Row Restaurant, Pane e Vino and Commerce Kitchen in Huntsville; Chef Bill Stellwagen from Westin Huntsville; Chef Stafford Decambra from Windcreek Casino in Atmore; Chef Rob McDaniel from Springhouse Restaurant at Lake Martin; Chef Leonardo Maurelli from Railyard Brewing Co in Montgomery; Chef Landon Thompson from Iberian Pig in Atlanta; Chef Alec Naman from Naman’s Catering in Mobile and Chef Chris Sherrill from Eat & Staycations in Orange Beach.
  • Teams will also represent the following Gulf Coast restaurants: After Ours, Big Fish Restaurant, Bubba’s Seafood House, City Grill, Gulf Island Grill, Happy Harbor, Jellyfish Restaurant, Live Bait, Little House Bistro, LL’s Seafood, Louisiana Lagniappe, Nolan’s Restaurant & Lounge, Old 27 Grill, Original Oyster House, Paradise Island Daiquiri, Rotolo’s Pizza, Seaside Package, Shaggy’s Bar & Grill, Shrimp Basket/Steamer, Steve’s Place, Tacky Jack’s, The Gulf, The Hangout, Voyagers @ Perdido Beach Resort, West Beach Grille, Wintzell’s Oyster House and Wolf Bay Lodge.
Make your plans (and your reservations) without delay for this seafood celebration on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores where you can expect full flavor and a free night.

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