From the AP:
To help attract national attention, John Besh and Paula Deen, the queen of southern cooking and Food Network star, are teaming up during the festival to hype local seafood and raise money for the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation.
The pair will put on a cooking demonstration and tasting of “Shrimp and Grits” on Saturday. Then they, and other chefs, will serve up Louisiana seafood at a $300-a-plate dinner at Besh’s flagship restaurant, August, that evening, with all proceeds going to the foundation.
We’re gonna need lots of pounds of butter, y’all.
(Full article here)