Gumbo Competition

Gumbo Cook-Off – March 24, 2018

When:   Saturday, March 24, 2018  –  11 am to 3 pm

Where:  Gulf Breeze Recreation Center, 800 Shoreline Dr, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561



  • Gumbo all you can eat samples from more than 20 professional and amateur cooking teams.
  • Craft beer tasting with 6 to 10 local craft breweries, 11:30 to 2:30. $15.00 plus Gumbo admission.
  • Gulf Breeze Spring Fest – with kids bounce houses/climbing wall; live music; skateboard and cornhole contests; farmers’ market; and K9 & bomb squad demos.
  • Silent auction from 11 am to 3 pm. Winners announced at 4 pm. Items include: Overnight stays and get-a-ways, gift baskets, sports equipment, gift certificates, services, and art.
  • Raffle for a Big Green Egg. Tickets $ 5.00 each.
  • Live music –
  • Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Sodas,
  • Beer (Bud Light & Shock Top), and Wine (Red & White) are available. $3.00 a glass

Why:   Raise funds for Gulf Breeze Rotary’s college scholarship fund. The club has awarded almost $700,000 to 178 deserving Gulf Breeze students since 1986. In 2017 Gumbo event raised $30,000 for scholarships.

Cooking Team Applications

Click here to download the application 
The applications includes all the details of the event, including cost and judging. 

Amateur Division

  • Gulf Breeze Rotary Team 1 – Saunders Payne
  • Olde South Gumbo – Mike Stahl
  • GumBros – Gulf Breeze Natural Gas
  • Bay Woods Subdivision

Sponsorship Applications

Click here to download a sponsor application
Sponsors are a vital part of the success of the Gumbo Cook-Off and a great way to get know in the community. Sponsorship levels are:

  • GOLD $1,000: 20 event tickets; 40 beverage tickets; Recognition @ event; Large logo on Event promotions; Place your own banner @ event
  • SILVER $500: 10 event tickets; 20 beverage tickets; Recognition @ event; Small logo on Event promotions; Place your own banner @ event
  • BRONZE $250: 5 event tickets; 10 beverage tickets; Recognition @ event; Name on Event promotions; Place your own banner @ event
  • EXHIBITOR $100 Exhibit space at event to market and/or demonstrate; Place your own booth.

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