Chef Jim Smith, 2011 King of American Seafood
The Great American Seafood Cook-Off is an annual event that pits the nation's best chefs against recognized culinary greats from around the United States. Chefs are asked to create unique dishes with domestic seafood that is native to their home states. Hosted in New Orleans, Louisiana, one of the most renowned cities for all things gourmet, this event is sponsored by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and presented by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board.
Presented by: Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board