Breaux Bridge hosts third annual jambalaya cook-off

by Elizabeth Rose

Travel to Veteran's Park in Breaux Bridge tomorrow for a Cajun staple: jambalaya. Breaux Bridge Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the third annual jambalaya cook-off in Veteran's Park tomorrow beginning at 10:30 a.m.

To register for the cook-off, call the Chamber in advance at (337) 332-5406, or register Saturday morning between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. All jambalaya must fit into one of two categories: meat or wild game. Each entry can have up to four people on the team and each team must pay a $50 entry fee. Winners will be announced at 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Wristbands to eat jambalaya are $5 each for adults and children under 5 years old can eat free. While eating, enjoy face painting and live music from Jay Cormier and Cajun Born, Forest Huval & Friends, Hugh & the Wrecking Crew and Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin' Cajuns.