The Hangout, in partnership with Alabama Gulf Seafood, will host the Annual Oyster Cook-Off & Craft Beer Weekend on November 3-4th. The Oyster Cook-Off competition takes place on Saturday afternoon November 7th when 50+ chefs will compete in three categories for the best oyster, and patrons will have the chance to taste them all.
101 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
The festivities begin on Friday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. with the debut of the Oyster Cook-Off Craft Beer Festival presented by AL.com. Advance tickets (just $25 at hangoutcookoff.com) include beer from all participating breweries and great live music. Over 60+ beers from 25+ breweries will be featured.
Saturday's Cook-Off will feature live music, family activities and delicious Alabama Gulf oysters prepared by chefs from across the Southeast. Patrons can participate in cooking demonstrations, be a judge in the Bloody Mary Invitational and watch top chefs live in action. Tasting tickets will be available for purchase to sample the oysters, beer, wine, moonshine and champagne. Admission for Saturday's Cook-Off is free to the public.
Categories at the event include Rockefeller, Gulf Coast Cajun and Raw, all of which will be evaluated by a panel of judges on a point system ranking presentation, flavor and creativity.
Participating chefs and restaurants have the chance to win a total of $20,000 in cash and prizes, including 2017 Hangout Music Festival tickets, Big Green Eggs and free entries into the 2018 Oyster Cook-Off.