Destin chef Al Massa will compete against 13 other chefs from around the country in the 18th Annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in Louisiana.
Massa, who served in the Air Force, is a chef at Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer. He spent a decade working for and learning from the famous chef Emeril Lagasse.
Massa previously was a chef at Destin’s Marina Cafe, where he won VIP Destin Magazine’s Best Fine Dining for Destin in 2017. The magazine also named him Best Chef in 2021.
The cook-off will take place Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
– Aimee Sachs, Florida Politics