Annual “Got Gumbo?” Cook-Off Benefits a “Gumbo” of Services to the Community
Way of Southeast Louisiana, sponsored by the Royal Sonesta Hotel and Shell Oil Company
13th Annual “Got Gumbo?” Cook-off featuring mouth-watering gumbos and desserts from New Orleans’ top chefs
and first-rate restaurants! All event proceeds benefit United Way’s “gumbo” of services to the community.
Where: Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
300 Bourbon Street
When: Thursday, March 7, 2013
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
funds 136 programs at 80 local agencies, which work to strengthen youth
and children, the elderly, families and individuals from all walks of
life. Our goal is to create long lasting changes that prevent problems
invited the city’s most talented chefs and first-rate restaurants to
put their dishes up against the competition in our annual
parade of gumbo. Our Krewe de Gumbo panel of celebrity judges will present awards for Best Traditional Gumbo,
Best Exotic Gumbo and Best Seafood Gumbo. We’re also giving the power to the people, who will
vote for the People’s Choice awards of Best Gumbo, Best Dessert, and Best
“Float” Table Decorations. Enjoy your heart’s content of the city’s best gumbos, live entertainment from Rick Trolsen and the New Orleans Po’boys
and if that wasn’t enough, we’ll be raffling off great prizes to further benefit the programs of United Way!
the competition is all in good fun, the cause is serious. To put it
simply, United Way supports the programs that support our
restaurants include: 5 Fifty 5 New Orleans Marriott, Bistreaux at the
Bank, Charlie’s Restaurant, Chef Raymond Signal,
Desire Oyster Bar, Dickie Brennan’s Steakhouse, Hyatt Regency New
Orleans, JW Marriott Hotel, Mahoney’s Po-Boy Shop, Mr. Poor Boy
Restaurant, Restaurant R’evolution, The Rib Room at the Omni Royal
Orleans, Tulane University Dining, The Westin New Orleans Canal
Place, Wolfe’s at the New Orleans Downtown Marriott Convention Center
... and more!
Tickets are available for $25 in advance at www.unitedwaysela.org
through Wednesday, March 6th, or $30 at the door.
About United Way of Southeast Louisiana
Way of Southeast Louisiana is advancing the common good. By partnering
with donors, employers, nonprofits, faith groups and government,
United Way brings a coordinated approach to solving community problems
in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa
and Washington Parishes. For more information, please call 504.822.5540
or visit www.unitedwaysela.org.
You can find us at www.facebook.com/UnitedWayNola
or follow us on twitter: @UnitedWaySELA.