The Grand Marais Mardi Gras Association presents the Southern Soul Food Showdown this Saturday, November 8, at Mon Ami on Hwy 90 near Jeanerette.

The event begins Saturday morning, Nov. 8, 2014 at 10 a.m., with a finger-licking Southern soul food cook-off!  It's a family-oriented food festival with a fais-do-do, arts and crafts, refreshments, entertainment by DJ Homiee of Mobstar DJZ, and more.

Cookoff categories include fried foods; greens; meat, rice and gravy; pork delicacies; open dish; and desserts.

Booth judging at 10 a.m. Food sold to the public at 11 a.m. Awards at 3 p.m. Soft drinks, water and beer will be sold. Lawn chairs are welcome, but please no outside drinks, ice chests or pets.

For more information, call 337-380-3424, 337-339-8654 or visit