Jan 22, 2013 9:15 AM by AP
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Nicholls State University is looking for chefs to compete in a gumbo cookoff.
Nicholls' "Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off" is set for Saturday, March 16.
The university says the Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off will include both a gumbo competition and a public tasting. Cooking teams will be able to compete in two categories: seafood gumbo and gumbo containing beef, turkey, chicken or pork.
The prizes for the winners: Cypress gumbo paddles and roux spoons.
The deadline to register for the cook-off is Monday, Feb. 25.