GULPORT, Miss. - Attendees of the 37th annual Chefs of the Coast Food & Wine Gala chose Shaggy’s as the Golden Chef award winner during the event on October 20th at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center. This is the third year the Golden Chef Award was presented by the Mississippi Coast Restaurant & Beverage Association at Chefs of the Coast.
Shaggy’s was one of 22 restaurants at the event and served crab and brie bisque, made with Mississippi wild-caught seafood.
“This is the first year that we let the people choose who they thought was the best at the event,” said Susan Perkins, executive director, Mississippi Coast Restaurant & Beverage Association. “Chefs of the Coast is a showcase of some of the best restaurants here on the Coast, and there are a lot of close competitors for this award.”
Chef Scott Duplantis of Shaggy’s accepted the award and was presented with a golden chef trophy and gift basket.