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Acre’s David Bancroft Tapped for 2014 Great American Seafood Cook-Off

The 2014 Great American Seafood Cook-Off will feature Chef David Bancroft of Acre in Auburn, Ala., who was chosen by a panel of previous Alabama contestants to represent our state against 15 other chefs from across the country.

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New “Ala’ Bama™” Dishes Hit the Menu at The Compleat Angler, Bimini Bob’s

Oysters Ala’ Bama™ and Shrimp Ala’ Bama™, a pair of new dishes featured on these restaurant menus, both feature Gulf seafood served atop a nest of Miss Mary’s greens and Conecuh bacon, covered with a garlic citrus butter and pecorino cheese, roasted to perfection. The dishes alternate based on the availability of the oysters and the shrimp.

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Win a Fall Beach Vacation With the Alabama Gulf Seafood Getaway Giveaway

We’re partnering with WIAT 42 News in Birmingham to bring you the 2014 Alabama Gulf Seafood Getaway Giveaway! One lucky seafood fan will win an excellent prize package courtesy of Kaiser Realty by Wyndam Vacation Rentals, High Cotton Charters, The Hangout, WIAT 42 News, and Alabama Gulf Seafood.

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Southern Living and Alabama Gulf Seafood Partner for Vacation Giveaway

Southern Living and Alabama Gulf Seafood are partnering for a fantastic vacation giveaway to Barnsley Resort. All you have to do is cook or order a plate of fresh Alabama Gulf Seafood and post a photo of your meal to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the hashtag #ALSeafood.