Madisonville's Battle for the Paddle Gumbo Cook-off 2022
    Dates: January 22, 2022
    Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Price: $10 to taste all gumbos; $25 to enter a competing team
    Location: Madisonville's Tchefuncte Riverfront
    Address: Madisonville, LA 70447
    Phone: (985) 845-9824

Think your gumbo is the best? Put it to the test! Madisonville's Battle for the Paddle Gumbo Cook-off returns to the beautiful Madisonville Riverfront on January 22, 2022. Teams will compete for top award of "Best Gumbo" and prizes will be awarded.

Admission is free; purchase a $10 wristband to taste all gumbos and vote for your favorite! Wristband sales start at 10:30 a.m. and tastings are from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Soft drinks and water will be available for purchase.

Get your team together and see if it gets voted Best Gumbo! Teams may enter for a $25 fee; $500 in cash prizes will be awarded ($250 and $125 to first and second place Judges' Choice, as well as $125 to People's Choice). Setup begins at 6 a.m., awards presented at 2:30. Call 985-237-8752 or email louiso@ymcaneworleans.org to register.

Proceeds of the Madisonville Gumbo Cook-off will benefit the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum.

Madisonville's Battle for the Paddle Gumbo Cook-off 2022
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  • Madisonville's Tchefuncte Riverfront
  • $10 to taste all gumbos; $25 to enter a competing team