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Cajun Cook-Off

Saturday, February 8

Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Bud Light Party Centre in Soulard Market Park

Admission: $45 in advance $55 at door

Unlock the secrets to creating authentic Cajun cuisine from our bevy of celebrity chefs, including BBQ Ninja Craig Verhage, Mike Johnson and Christina Fitzgerald. The trio will offer up spicy hot tips throughout the day as they distribute samples of the Ninja's famous gator rolls and other delicious and zesty eats. 

The fun continues as highly talented amateur chefs from across the area face off, preparing their best dishes for a panel of hungry and highly discerning judges.

Admission to the event includes:

  • Authentic Cajun Lunch, prepared by Sugarfire Smokehouse
  • Unlimited beverages
  • Music by John Henry

Think you have the Cajun cooking chops to take home a prize? Apply to be one of 10 teams that competes in this long-standing tradition. Simply apply and send it to

*Please note, that in accordance with the City of St. Louis Health Department, food prepared by the amateur chefs in the competition is not available for public consumption.

The Kitchen Pass: Deliciously Exclusive and All-Inclusive

Get off the sidelines and get into the kitchen as the BBQ Ninja prepares his famous alligator treats. As part of this private dining experience, you'll mix and mingle with Sugarfire's famous chefs Mike Johnson and Christina Fitzgerald as they prepare scrumptious Cajun cuisine.

Sound amazing? The chow is just the beginning! From noon to 4, enjoy a premium, fully-stocked bar with top-shelf cocktails crafted specially for you by the talented mixologists from STL Barkeep.

It all kicks off at 10 a.m. with Bloody Marys, mimosas and breakfast ... and then it's go time. You'll be the first to enjoy authentic Cajun food as soon as it comes out of the smoker and the jambalaya pot.

All-inclusive Kitchen Passes are $75 each. SOLD OUT



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