recipe contest

Win A Luxury Weekend Getaway At The Oyster Cook-off

Do you have the best oyster recipe, ever? Submit your recipe by October 24th and you could have it prepared by Food Network Star, Martie Duncan at this year’s Hangout Oyster Cook-Off and Craft Beer Weekend. All recipes submitted will be reviewed by our expert panel and a winner will be announced on October 27th. […]

[read more]


Anderson East + Over 30 Breweries Featured at 2017 Craft Beer Kickoff

Don’t miss Anderson East live in concert at our Friday Craft Beer Festival, November 3. Admission includes unlimited sampling from over 30 breweries, brought to you by 92ZEW and This is Alabama. The all-inclusive tickets are on sale now.

[read more]


Chef Spotlight: Cory Bahr

Hot off a finalist finish on The Next Food Network Star, Louisiana chef Cory Bahr wants to use his celebrity to spotlight the best of what’s around everyone’s kitchen – not just what you see on TV. “I don’t think of myself as the chef from television,” said the down to earth southern born Bahr. […]

[read more]

_K6B5462_FINAL copy-square-small

Rodney Atkins Added to 2017 Music Lineup

We’re excited to announce the addition of Rodney Atkins to the 2017 Hangout Oyster Cook-Off music lineup! Catch him on Saturday, November 4. His performance is included with your Cook-off admission!

[read more]

homf - VIP Travel Package

Limited Number of Travel Packages Now Available

Take your Oyster Cook-Off Weekend to a new level with our Turquoise Place luxury travel packages. Relax in your own private hot tub over looking the Gulf of Mexico, enjoy access to exclusive VIP dishes prepared by James Beard Award nominated chefs and rub elbows with some of the top culinary talent in the country. […]

[read more]


Chef Spotlight: Brody Olive

Any chef worth his salt has to be able to multitask in the kitchen but Brody Olive is taking this skill to a new level. The head chef for the Perdido Beach Resort runs not one, but four distinctly different eateries on the same property. “It’s awesome for me,” said Olive. “I have so many […]

[read more]


Chef Spotlight: Rob McDaniel

Working in the food industry can be exhausting thanks to the late nights and hectic shifts, but add to that a set of 3 month old twins and it’s a miracle Alabama chef Rob McDaniel is still standing. “I haven’t been out much lately,“ said the new dad, who’s also the executive chef for SpringHouse, […]

[read more]


Join Us Nov 3 & 4, 2017

Make plans to treat yourself to another fantastic celebration of seafood, drink and music this November 3 & 4. Participate in cooking demonstrations and taste an incredible selection of oysters prepared by the nation’s hottest chefs including Martie Duncan (Food Network Star), Cory Bahr (Food Network Star), Rob McDaniel (5x James Beard Award Semifinalist), Adam Evans and […]

[read more]


2016 Oyster Cook-Off Winners

Our judges panel, consisting of celebrity chefs, and oyster experts selected the best oysters in three categories from a selection of finalists selected by our Cook-Off attendees. Judges scored the oysters based on presentation, flavor and creativity in a blind taste test. 2016 Winners Overall Winner: Wolf Bay Lodge Raw Saltine Oyster Bar Rockefeller Driftwood […]

[read more]


Not An Oyster Fan? No Problem!

This year, the oyster Cook-Off has a little something for everyone. Several of our restaurants will be preparing their signature dishes in addition to their oyster selection. Plus, we’ll have a selection of desserts on hand from Fairhope’s Warehouse Bakery, ice cream and more. Gilbey’s Seafood & Steak Louisiana Eggs Benedict Saltwater Grill Crab Claws […]

[read more]