What you Need to Know about The Hangout Oyster Cook-Off
Wondering what the talk is all about when it comes to The Hangout Oyster Cook-Off and Craft Beer Weekend?
Well, it’s not just about oysters. Sure, it’s mostly about oysters, but there’s also craft beer, cooking demos from award-winning chefs, live music by country star Michael Ray, and some other fun competitions between participating restaurants.
WHAT KIND OF AWARD-WINNING CHEFS?
Food Network stars like Cory Bahr, Justin Warner, Carl Ruiz, Linkie Marais and host Martie Duncan are a few names you might recognize. You’ll also find regional and local favorite chefs such as Chris Lilly of Big Bob Gibson BBQ, Pete Plohme of Panini Pete’s, 2017 Alabama Seafood Cook-Off Winner Jeremy Downey of Bistro V, and Chris Rainosek from The Noble South just to name a few.
WHERE IS IT?
This event will be conveniently located adjacent to The Hangout in Gulf Shores. If someone in your group isn’t really a fan of oysters, they can find a wide selection of offerings inside at The Hangout. You’re also free to come and go as you please.
WHEN IS IT?
Friday, Nov. 2 from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
NOVEMBER, AS IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOVEMBER?
Yes, but The Hangout has you covered. You can watch your favorite team in one of our sports viewing lounges.
HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS?
Tickets for the Oyster Cook-Off are $10, and children 12 and under are free. Admission includes food demos and workshops by some of the chefs listed above. Tasting Tickets will also be sold in booklets for a pre-sale discounted price of $30 for 15 tickets.
For $150 you can get the VIP experience which includes admission to the Friday Craft Beer Festival and Saturday Cook-Off as well as two tasting booklets, exclusive meet and greets, admission to a “Chef’s Only” private after party on Saturday night, and some other fun perks. Tickets can be purchased here.
WHAT IF IT RAINS?
A little rain won’t stop the event! This is a rain or shine event.
SHOULD I MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND NOW?
Yes, absolutely! For hot fall lodging specials, visit our website.