Breaux Bridge hosts third annual jambalaya cook-off
Travel to Veteran’s Park in Breaux Bridge tomorrow for a Cajun staple: jambalaya.
Breaux Bridge Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the third annual jambalaya cook-off in Veteran’s Park tomorrow beginning at 10:30 a.m.
To register for the cook-off, call the Chamber in advance at (337) 332-5406, or register Saturday morning between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. All jambalaya must fit into one of two categories: meat or wild game. Each entry can have up to four people on the team and each team must pay a $50 entry fee. Winners will be announced at 4 p.m. on Saturday.
Wristbands to eat jambalaya are $5 each for adults and children under 5 years old can eat free. While eating, enjoy face painting and live music from Jay Cormier and Cajun Born, Forest Huval & Friends, Hugh & the Wrecking Crew and Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin’ Cajuns.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.
Philip deMahy Sr., a once respected New Iberia ad exec, was sentenced May 2 to spend the next two years (he faced up to 100 years) in a state penitentiary after state and federal investigators found dozens of images depicting children engaged in lewd sexual acts on his personal computer.