Cookoff Countdown:


Feb 8, 2024

From 5 to 8pm

at Blackham Coliseum

Lagcoe is returning to it’s roots!

Get ready for a flavorful celebration of Louisiana's rich culinary heritage at the Roux Fest Gumbo Cookoff powered by Lagcoe, where the best gumbo recipes come to life! Join us for an afternoon filled with mouthwatering dishes, friendly competition, and the unique culture that makes Louisiana so special. Start your Mardi Gras celebration with us.


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We would be delighted to have you join us at the gumbo cookoff! We guarantee you'll savor some delicious gumbo.

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Schedule of Events

6:00 - 11:00am
Cook Team Setup
Mandatory Safety Meeting (No burners are to be lit until attending safety meeting)
2:00 - 3:00pm
Teams must prepare for judging 
4:00 - 5:00pm
Event open to the public (People's Choice voting begins)
5:00 - 8:00pm
Entertainment (People's Choice voting ends at 7:30pm)
Winner Announcements
"Let the good times roll!"

Don't miss this opportunity to savor the flavors, enjoy the music, and experience the vibrant culture that defines Louisiana. We can't wait to see you at the Roux Fest Gumbo Cookoff powered by Lagcoe.

Our purpose is to celebrate Louisiana's rich cultural heritage through the universal love for gumbo, emphasizing our deep-rooted partnership with the energy industry.

We aim to showcase gumbo's diverse flavors, techniques, and creativity, fostering unity and friendly competition. This event highlights the symbiotic relationship between our traditions and the industries shaping our vibrant heritage.

Our mission is to create an inclusive and engaging environment that promotes the appreciation and enjoyment of gumbo, celebrating the unique intersection of our cultural heritage with the energy industry's enduring legacy in our community.

In doing so, we aim to foster economic growth and facilitate meaningful networking opportunities while also raising awareness and support for local charitable causes. We endeavor to showcase the diverse flavors, techniques, and creativity of gumbo preparation, highlighting the resilience and innovation present in both our cultural traditions and the energy industry. Our commitment extends to bringing together professional chefs, talented home cooks, local businesses, and community members, providing a platform for commerce, collaboration, and networking. By honoring our shared cultural heritage and recognizing the vital role of the energy industry, we aspire to fortify the Lafayette area's economy and cultivate lasting connections within the community.

Roux Fest - Lagcoe Gumbo Cookoff

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For questions or more information about Roux Fest Gumbo Cookoff powered by Lagcoe, please contact us at or (337) 235-4055.

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Thank You To Our Sponsors

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    Gulf Land Structures  photo


    CM Event Services photo


    Total Safety  photo


    Crescent Drilling Foreman  photo


  • Produced Water Solutions photo


    Siemens Energy photo


    Hub International  photo

    Wooden Spoon

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