Thank you for attending the 16th Annual "Got Gumbo?" Cook-off. United Way of Southeast Louisiana 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 presented awards for Best Traditional Gumbo, Best Exotic Gumbo and Best Seafood Gumbo.
We also gave the power to the people, who voted for the People’s Choice awards of Best Gumbo, Best Dessert and Best Table Decorations.
2016 Winners are....
Best Exotic Gumbo
1st Place - Charlie's Restaurant
2nd Place - 1718 Catering at Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Best Seafood Gumbo
1st Place - Roux Bistro at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
2nd Place - Charlie's Restaurant
Best Traditional Gumbo
1st Place - Tulane Sodexo
2nd Place - Liberty's Kitchen
Best Table Decorations - 1718 Catering at Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Best Dessert - 5 Fifty 5 New Orleans Marriott
Best Gumbo - Roux Bistro at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
Sponsored by Shell, Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, Latter & Blum Inc./Realtors, and Where Y'at Magazine