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      Oyster Cook-Off Amateur Competition Team Registration in Gulf Shores

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      November 2, 2019

      Saturday  11:00 AM

      101 East Beach Boulevard
      Gulf Shores, Alabama 36542

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      Oyster Cook-Off Amateur Competition Team Registration

      Enter the Oyster Cook-Off Amateur Competition!  Do you think you’ve got skills to showcase your oyster recipes next to the pros? Then it’s time to put up or shuck up! For the first time ever, we are giving Gulf Coast foodies an opportunity to cook their favorite recipes for everyone to taste. Slots are limited, so register your team today and get ready to bring it.  $1,000 and bragging rights will be awarded to the best team!  Oyster Cook-OffAmateur Team RegistrationNov 2, 2019Registration Information: Once you register, you will receive an order confirmation email from Eventbrite on behalf of the Oyster Cook-Off. IMPORTANT: If you do not see your order confirmation in your inbox, make sure to check your junk/spam folder. If you still do not see your order confirmation, click here to access the Eventbrite help center. Deadline to register is October 22, 2019 Entry fee is $300  All teams are required to check-in/set-up on Friday, November 1 between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. Each team will receive four (4) hats with registration.  In the event of inclement weather, the Oyster Cook-Off will be cancelled. If cancellation occurs, all entry fees will be refunded to the teams. Visit for a weekend schedule of events and FAQ's The Hangout will supply all oysters and ice for the competition. All contestants are responsible for their own grills, charcoal, cooking utensils, ingredients and presentation dishes for the public. In addition to all cooking utensils, tablecloth and coolers are needed to participate. The Hangout will provide all napkins, plates and eating utensils for the public. One 6ft table, a 10x10ft tent and a trash receptacle will be furnished for each team. A representative from each team will be required to attend one mandatory competitor meeting at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov 2 or 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov 3. If a participating team fails to attend at least one of the meeting sessions, they will not be eligible to compete.  Official start time for the event is 11 a.m., November 2. All teams are required to be on site by 9 a.m. Teams are required to be set up and “ready to serve” by 10 a.m. on November 2. All judging is final. Each participant will be required to cook a minimum of twenty-four (24) dozen of each category for public tasting.  Depending on the number of participating teams and the amount of people attending, the number of prepared oysters can fluctuate at the discretion of The Hangout. All contestants are to be in compliance with all health departments regulations.  The Hangout will provide ice.  Teams must provide the correct storage and storage containers for the oysters, including any preparatory items. Each team will display a “consumption of raw seafood” notice at their table.  These will be supplied by The Hangout. There will be no outside beverages brought into The Hangout.  Any team serving alcohol to guests will be removed from the event without refund. Teams are encouraged to decorate their tents a chance to win the prize for ‘Best Booth.’ Judging Information:Oysters must be served in 3 categories. ROCKEFELLER:Each team will prepare their version of the classic Oyster Rockefeller. GULF COAST CAJUN:Teams are required to use any variation of their take on Cajun flavor from the Gulf Coast. Meat, cheeses and spices are encouraged. CREATE YOUR OWN RAW OYSTER:Just like it says, make this oyster yours and take home bragging rights for the best oyster in this Oyster Cook-Off, as long as it’s RAW.    

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