Come on down and get your Gumbo on!
We're excited to work with the Entertainment District for the biggest and best Gumbo Cook-off yet!

Click here to see a video of last year's cook-off!

Click here to see images of last years cook-off!

When: Sunday, March 2nd, 2014, 12-7pm
Where: The Entertainment District (Wild Bull and Monaco Bay) 139 S. Edwards St, Downtown Kalamazoo (map)
Cost: $20 in advance or $25 at the door, includes unlimited tastings, Low Country Boil & Raw Bar
Why: All proceeds benefit Ministry with Community

Timeline of Events:
12:00 PM: Doors open to the public
12:30 PM: Low Country Boil & Raw Bar Opens
Big Boss Blues Band (Wild Bull Stage) / 33rd Street Band (Monaco Bay Stage)
1:00 PM: Celebrity Oyster Shuckers at Monaco Bay. Marci Linn Band (Gumbo Tent Stage)
3:00 PM: Gumbo Tasting begins
3:30 PM: Out of Favor Boys (Wild Bull Stage) / Kris Hitchcock & Small Town Son (Monaco Bay Stage)
6:00 PM: Winning Chef Announced
6:30 PM: Last Call

Gumbo Sponsors 2014:
Adams Outdoor Advertising
Ameriprise Financial
Bill & Ardith Sarkozy
Bev Kirk, Designer
BP&R Engineering & Construction
I.B.E.W. Local 131
I.H.S. Distributing Co.
Innovation Engineering
Gary Kozminski
JB Printing
Martin Environmental & Associates LLC
Midwest Communications
Republic Services
Rhino Media Productions
Southwest MI Building Trades
Suburban Mechanical Co.
The Entertainment District
Underground Printing
Tickets Available At:
Casa Bolero
The Union
Pashe's Seafood Kitchen
University Roadhouse
J Rangel Salon
Pura Vida
Ministry with Community

Featured Bands:
Out of Favor Boys
Big Boss Blues Band
33rd Street Band
Kris Hitchcock & Small Town Son
Marci Linn Band

Gumbo Chefs 2014:
Ample Pantry
Arcadia Brewing Company
Babineaux Catering
BOLD Dining
Bowman's Meat Processing
Bronson Hospital
Entertainment District
FireKeepers Casino
Gonzo Bigg Dogg Brewing
Gun Lake Casino
Just Good Food
Kalamazoo Beer Exchange
Kalamazoo Gospel Mission
Kingdom Kitchen Catering
Latitude 42 Brewing
London Grill
Mangia Mangia
Mangia Pizza
Ministry with Community
North Eleven
Oakwood Bistro
Old Burdick's
Olde Peninsula Brewpub
Pasche's Seafood Kitchen
People's Food Co-Op
The Union Cabaret & Grille
University Roadhouse
Water Street Coffee Joint
Webster's Prime
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