Upcoming Appearance at the Dauphin Island Gumbo Festival
On Friday April 13th I will being doing a live cooking demo as part of the Dauphin Island Gumbo Festival. I was a judge for the Gumbo Cook-off at this event last year and got to spend the day paling around with Alton Brown. This year the event has spread to three days so here’s a schedule of events including when and where you can catch me demo’ing my Mobile Bay Gumbo:
Now three days of Gumbo fun including the 3rd Annual Gumbo cook-off, live music, cooking demonstrations and a “tasting tour” of local restaurants.
4:30 pm- Mack n DD’s Gift Emporium Gumbo cooking demonstration with Chef Stuart Reb Donald and live music with Jerry Smith. FREE!!!
5:30 pm- The Sandbox/ Blu revival surf shop Gumbo cooking demonstration with Ward Williams and live music with Bruce Williams. FREE!!
6:30 pm- ACP REAL ESTATE Gumbo cooking demonstration with Gene Fox and live music with Bruce Jones. FREE!!
5-8 pm Free Gumbo samples at the Dauphin Island Chevron
5-8 pm Free Seafood samples at The Bienville Bar & Grill
Join us for the 3rd Annual Dauphin Island Gumbo cook off! More than a dozen teams will compete for prizes and bragging rights. The Chamber will also host a hospitality tent featuring more than 100 gallons of gumbo and hot dogs for the kids.
Children under 12 get in free and we are proud to sponsor a children’s activity area featuring a bounce house and an appearance by our favorite clown “The Dancing Fool”!
The Music will start at 11am with Fat Man Squeeze. Stay and dance to the Swamp rhythms of THE SAUCE BOSS. Bill “The Sauce Boss” Wharton who is famous cooking gumbo live on stage while playing great music. At the end of the show he feeds the gumbo to the crowd!
11 am-3 pm Free Crab Dip Sample at The Lighthouse Bakery
5-8 pm Free Seafood Sample at the Beinville Bar
12-3 pm Free Baja Shrimp sample at The Cruisin’ Taco Truck
2-4 pm Free Shrimp Kabob sample at the Isle Dauphine
Join us for a pool party at the Isle Dauphine Country Club from 12-7pm! $6 adults/ $4 kids
Advance tickets are only $10 for the Gumbo cook off/ $15 day of the event. Tickets are available at all Bay Bank Locations, The OK Bicycle shop (661 Dauphin Street), The Dauphin Island Welcome Center, and ACP Real Estate on the Island.