CHEF BLAKE PHILLIPS CROWNED 2016 KING OF LOUISIANA SEAFOOD BY LT. GOV. NUNGESSER AND THE LOUISIANA S
May 28, 2016
NEW ORLEANS, LA – May 28, 2016 – Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (LSPMB) crowned Chef Blake Phillips of Sage as the King of Louisiana Seafood at the ninth annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off, held this evening at the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience (NOWFE) in the Ernest M. Morial Convention Center. To earn the crown, Chef Phillips prepared Blackened Sous Vide Grouper and Fava Bean & Sweet Potato Puree with Corn, Crab and Mirliton Slaw, beating eight of the state’s best chefs by showing his creativity and highlighting the superior quality of the seafood that comes from Louisiana’s nutrient rich shorelines.