Louisiana Seafood Cook-off winners announced

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

BATON ROUGE - Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is announcing Chef Aaron Burgau of Patois in New Orleans as the 2014 King of Louisiana Seafood.

Burgau was crowned at the seventh annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off presented by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board. 

His dish of crawfish and pappardelle pasta with ramp greens purée and uni butter captivated the judges and won him the title.

Coming in second place was Chef Chris Montero of Café B in New Orleans with his Gulf wild red snapper. Chef Chip Flanagan of Ralph’s on the Park in New Orleans took third with his cobia with crawfish tails, sweet pea succotash and crawfish nantua sauce.