Teams at Fin, Feather, Fur Food Festival cook up some competition

Posted at 6:46 PM, Apr 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-26 19:46:09-04

The American Association of Drilling Engineers hosted its annual Fin, Feather, Fur Food Festival at Blackham Coliseum in Lafayette.

The closed event for the oil and gas industry happens from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Thursday evening. The Fin, Feather, Fur Food Festival or F5 is a competitive oilfield cook-off. Teams today showed off their culinary skills and favorite recipes cooking in four divisions – Fin, Feather, Fur and Dessert along with People’s Choice.

More than 30 teams competing and serving samples of food from hors d’oeuvres, soups, gumbos, entrees and desserts, according to organizers.

Proceeds from the event will help fund lab enhancements and other educational efforts at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Louisiana State University and Nichols State University, as well as other educational efforts for our industry members.

F5 is not open to the general public.