DOWNLOAD: 2020 Professional Packet
The 11th Annual Galveston Island Shrimp Festival is just around the corner! Festival events begin Friday, Sept. 25 and Saturday, Sept 26. Last years festival drew in an anticipated attendance of over 15,000. It is with your support and participation we are able to bring events and visitors to Galveston Island. We would like to invite new and returning restaurants/professional cook-teams to compete in the Professional Division shrimp gumbo cook-off.
All participating teams will receive:
- A chance to WIN $1000 Grand Prize for your team and be named BEST GUMBO!
- Logo and link on official event website www.galvestonislandshrimpfestival.com/
under Professional Teams
- Logo listing on pre-event promotional material
- Social Media announcements of restaurant participation
- Opportunity for restaurants to sell dishes of their choosing to the public
- 10’x 20’ cooking space with a tent, 20 amp power and 2 tables included
- 15lbs of Texas Gulf Shrimp provided by Galveston Shrimp Company
- Ladle for serving public Gumbo Stroll
- 1 festival T-shirt for Head Chef
- 4 Friday Night Party Tickets (Shrimp Dinner and Open Bar)
What do you have to do? Yaga’s Entertainment requests:
- Each participating team must provide at least 15 gallons of shrimp gumbo on
Saturday, Sept. 26 for the public gumbo stroll.
- Each participating team sell at least 1 dish of their choice to the public (may not be gumbo)
- Display an event poster at the entrance of your restaurant
- Provide a High-Resolution logo within one week of the agreement
- Include festival logo and link on restaurant website for 4 weeks prior to the festival
- Follow and meet all regulations set by Galveston County Health Department
- Submit entry fee of $300
THE COOK-OFF WILL BE A ONE-DAY EVENT ON SATURDAY!