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“Cook Your Way to the Beach” Online Recipe Contest Returns


“Cook Your Way to the Beach” Online Recipe Contest Returns

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (April 13, 2017) -- Fishing for a way to earn that 2017 WFC Golden Ticket? Then cast your eyes on the 2nd Annual “Cook Your Way to the Beach” Online Recipe Contest, presented by WFC’s primary sponsor, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism (GSOBT).

This online recipe contest — which opens April 21 at 8 A.M. CST and closes May 1 at 11:59 P.M. CST —  invites you to submit your best seafood dishes with very few, simple rules:

  • Alabama Residents only

  • Must include Alabama Gulf Seafood

That’s it! The rest is up to YOU!

The “Cook Your Way to the Beach” Grand Champion will win a waived entry fee and a $500 travel stipend to compete in World Food Seafood Championship at WFC 2017! The four runners-up will receive a Golden Ticket (qualification only) to the World Food Championship.

On April 21, submit all recipes and photos to WFC’s Facebook Page:


Click Here for a list of seafood that can be found in Alabama's Gulf waters.

About the World Food Championships:

The World Food Championships ( features hundreds of culinary champions seeking food fame and fortune. The sixth annual event, scheduled for Nov. 8-14, 2017 at The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama, features 10 categories of competition before culminating in a high-stakes Final Table showdown for hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and prizes. Follow World Food Championships on Twitter (@WorldFoodChamp), and Facebook and Instagram (@WorldFoodChampionships).

About Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism:
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism serves as the official destination marketing organization for the cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach in addition to the unincorporated area of Fort Morgan. To learn more about the whole different state of discovery on Alabama's 32 miles of white-sand beaches, visit either or This convention and visitors bureau is an accredited Destination Marketing Organization. Follow Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism on Twitter (@VisitALBeaches), Instagram (@VisitALBeaches) and Facebook (@VisitAlBeaches).

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