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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. […]

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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!

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Skip The Box Office Lines

Grab your tickets early and use our Express Entrance gate! Our Express Entrance is located on Beach Blvd is for anyone who pre-purchased their Cook-Off admission tickets If you choose to wait until arriving at the Cook-Off to purchase tickets, we’ve expanded our Box Office which is located on the boardwalk where Gulf Place meets […]

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In the Kitchen With Duck Dynasty

Ever wanted to know what goes on in the kitchen with the Duck Dynasty crew? Lisa & Al Robertson will be cooking up some of their favorite recipes and giving us the real scoop on what it’s like to be a member of the Robertson family. Catch them at 3 p.m. on the Analon Chef […]

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