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2012 Gumbo Cook Off Winners

2012 Gumbo Cook Off Winners

 

2012 Gumbo Cook-off Results

March 26, 2012

The Annual Gumbo Ya~Ya sponsored by Seville Quarter was held on Saturday, March 24, 2012. Over $2000 was donated to the local Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northwest Florida organization. The Cook-off was coordinated by Paula Shell, Executive Director of BB/BS and Buck Mitchell from Seville Quarter. Fifteen Amateur and Professional teams competed for bragging rights for the “Best Gumbo in Pensacola. Each team’s Gumbo was judged on taste, smell and consistency and trophies were awarded to the top winners.

Winners in the Judges’s Category were:
1st place – Krewe of Seville, Cathy Badini, Captain
2nd place – Krewe de Marginaux – Keelea LeJeune, Captain
3rd place – Voodoo Gumbo – Issac Papillion, Captain
In the Showmanship Category (decoration, theme and spirit) the winners were:
1st place – Krewe of Seville, Cathy Badini – Captain
2nd place – Pensacola Beach Elks Lodge #497 Gumbo Yats “Gumbo Finger” – Dennis Caire, Captain
3rd place – Galley Krewe, Halley Lovato – Captain
And in the coveted People’s Choice Competition:
1st place – Pensacola Beach Elks Lodge #497 Gumbo Yats “Gumbo Finger” – Dennis Caire, Captain
2nd place – Krewe of Seville, Cathy Badini – Captain
3rd place – Krewe of DePez, Chris Price – Captain

Next Cook-off event: July 18, 2012 – Crab Cake Cook-Off to benefit the ARC Gateway. For more information phone Buck Mitchell at 434-6211 or go to www.sevillequarter.com

Buck Mitchell
Seville Quarter Marketing Director

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