Gumbo Cookoff @indycm, Feb. 28, 2017
By Joe Perin
Indianapolis City Market
INDIANAPOLIS (February 1, 2017) – The Indianapolis City Market is gathering some of the area’s best chefs to help Hoosiers through the end of winter with a family-friendly gumbo cook-off. Ten local chefs will enter their best gumbo recipe to help celebrate Mardi Gras on Fat Tuesday: Feb. 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
A 4-ounce sample of each of the 10 gumbo recipes, as well as a slice of French bread with each sample, will be included in the price of every ticket. Traditional French bread will be provided by City Market merchant Circle City Boulangerie. Attendees will also vote for their favorite recipe using green, yellow, and purple Mardi Gras beads. Water, craft beer, and wine will be available for purchase in the Tomlinson Tap Room.
Participating restaurants and chefs include:
The Meridian Restaurant and Bar | Alan Smith
Libertine Liquor Bar | Matt Stum
Rook | Carlos Salazar
Kountry Kitchen Soul Food Place | Cynthia Wilson
Pogue’s Run Grocer | Alan Walker
Love Handle | Chris Benedyk
Twenty Tap | Shannon Baugher
U-Relish Farms | Cara Dafforn
Three Carrots | Ian Phillips
Circle City Soups | Angela Osborn
WHAT: Market Gras Gumbo Cook-Off (All Ages)
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
TICKETS: marketgras2017.brownpapertickets.com (Ages 5 & Under: FREE, Ages 6-17: $10, Adults: $20)