Southern Sizzle With A Creole Twist: 2 Celebrity Chefs Spice Up Aquarium’s Seafood Events

Monday, August 19, 2013

The “Decapod Duel” is the theme for the third annual Serve & Protect events on Sept. 19 at the Tennessee Aquarium.

Guests will enjoy Southern sizzle with a Creole twist during two live-cooking shows to support the aquarium’s conservation mission.

Virginia Willis and Susan Spicer, two award-winning celebrity chefs, will share the spotlight on the IMAX stage while demonstrating the culinary versatility of shrimp and crawfish.

Events will include cooking demonstrations, a skillet-to-skillet competition, seafood dinner, a cast iron cook-off at the Chattanooga Market and more.

For more information, visit www.tnaqua.org.

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