Alabama Gulf Seafood Chefs to Highlight 43rd Annual National Shrimp Festival

GULF SHORES, Ala. (Oct. 9, 2014) – Chefs representing Alabama Gulf Seafood and their respective restaurants will participate in the upcoming 43rd Annual National Shrimp Festival, to be held Oct. 9-12 in Gulf Shores. Cooking demonstrations highlighting some of the best Gulf shrimp recipes by the Gulf Coast’s favorite chefs will be located in at the Alabama Gulf Seafood tent on the west food boardwalk (see Shrimp Festival map for details).

Alabama Gulf Seafood chef demonstrations are scheduled for the following times and feature the following chefs and their Gulf shrimp recipes:

“The Shrimp Festival is always a strong event for the Alabama Gulf Coast, and we are proud to have four fantastic, celebrated and talented chefs on hand to prepare delicious shrimp recipes on behalf of Alabama Gulf Seafood,” said Chris Blankenship, program administrator for the Alabama Seafood Marketing Commission and director of Alabama Marine Resources.

Alabama Gulf Seafood is a sponsor of the National Shrimp Festival, which is one of the nation’s premier outdoor events attracting 250,000 people each year and featuring over 300 vendors, a retail marketplace, outdoor village and Alabama Gulf Shrimp. For more information please visit MyShrimpFest.com.