Flora-Bama Yacht Club, in conjunction with Pickers Vodka, NUISANCE Group and Sysco Gulf Coast will be hosting a "WILD" Chef Throwdown Competition as a qualifier for World Food Championships in conjunction with the Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo, June 2nd-4th. The 4th Annual Fishing Rodeo's spectators and participants will enjoy 3 days of serious chef competition using minimal ingredients, some fresh Gulf fish and a few surprises! Each day, two winning chefs will receive a Golden Ticket to the World Food Championships which will be held at the Wharf in Orange Beach November 8th-14th. On Sunday June 4th, the winning chefs from each day will have a final showdown just before the awards with hundreds of people in attendance, while they compete for the title of Flora-Bama's Master Celebrity Guest Chef, prizes and cash sponsorship to be used at November's World Food Championships!! The time crunch, mystery ingredients and celebrity judges will make this a fun and exciting competition! 

Friday, June 2nd (1st Day Weigh-In)
Three local chefs bring their best ingredients to make the BEST Burger Ever Created. The only requirement is that they MUST use Billy's Bacon. They have one hour to complete a dish for judging.

Three local chefs bring their ingredients to make a sandwich. The only catch is they HAVE to use Alabama Gulf Seafood. They have one hour to complete their dish for judging.

Saturday, June 3rd (Final Weigh-In)
Three local chefs put their best foot forward using locally caught fresh GULF fish from our Fishing Rodeo. Pickers Vodka will be a must use ingredient. What mystery ingredient will we throw at them this time? They only have one hour to complete their dish for judging. 

4:00pm Three local chefs have to create their best bacon dish using Billy's Bacon. There's only one catch, they have to incorporate Alabama Gulf Seafood into their dish! They have only one hour to complete their dish for the judges.

Sunday, June 4th (SHOWDOWN SUNDAY)
The four winning chefs from the prior two days will come together for an ULTIMATE CHEF THROWDOWN! They will have a limited pantry to work from and will NOT know what they are cooking in advance. They will have a mere 30 minutes to cook five judges' plates. They will only be able to bring four key ingredients. The winner will be crowned as the Master Celebrity Guest Chef and have their fee to the World Food Championship paid. The other chefs will receive cash and prizes. 
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