Ready for a Jambalaya Throwdown?

Ready for a Jambalaya Throwdown?

Food & Drink

Ready for a Jambalaya Throwdown?


From New Orleans to New York and all parts in between, the folks from Zatarain’s are on a quest to find America’s best jambalaya. New Orleans’ own Chef John Besh and Zatarain’s – the brand known for its New Orleans-Style cuisine for 120 years – are challenging cooking enthusiasts across the country to a ‘Jambalaya Throwdown.’

Whether your favorite version includes fresh seafood, wild game, eggplant, okra or other original ingredients, Zatarain’s is challenging all comers to submit their tastiest, most original jambalaya recipe for a chance to win $2,500 and national bragging rights as the creator of the tastiest jambalaya in the U.S.A.

Home cooks are encouraged to enter the ‘Jambalaya Throwdown’ contest by submitting their best take on the classic Creole dish, starting with the simple Zatarain’s rice mix, to

A panel of judges, including Chef Besh, will judge the recipes and score them on originality, taste and creativity. Contest entries will be accepted through July 31, 2009. Good luck.


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