Florence restaurant chef wins Alabama Seafood Cook-off

Ramon Jacobsen, right, and Josh Quick (Image courtesy of Alabama Gulf Seafood)

The cook-off took place Wednesday in Bayou La Batre, AL.

Posted: May. 2, 2019 3:51 PM
Updated: May. 2, 2019 3:58 PM

A chef from a Florence restaurant is the winner of this year’s Alabama Seafood Cook-off.

Chef Ramon Jacobsen of Odette in Florence won along with sous chef Josh Quick. The winning dish was Gulf Snapper Escabeche & Kalamata Olive Causa.

The cook-off took place Wednesday in Bayou La Batre, AL.

Jacobsen will represent the state of Alabama at the 16th annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in New Orleans in August. He also is an automatic qualifier for the 2019 World Food Championships in Dallas in October.

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