Thank you so much for supporting United Way of SELA by attending the 20th Annual United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s “Got Gumbo?” Cook-Off, presented by Chalmette Refining – PBF Energy and Cornerstone Chemical Company and in partnership with the Royal Sonesta New Orleans! We’ve prepared the following list of event details to provide you with an understanding of the evening festivities.


Event Details:

  • Wednesday, March 4th, at the Royal Sonesta, 300 Bourbon Street [map]
  • Doors open at 6:00 PM 
  • Beverages available for purchase (cash only)
  • Raffle tickets available for $5 or 5 for $20


Parking: If you’d like to valet park, we have a special event rate of $14 per car.  Please let the valet attendant know that you are attending “Got Gumbo?”.


Attire: Business casual to casual.    


Tickets: We still have tickets for sale, so please spread the word and share on social media or by word of mouth to your friends and family members! Online ticket sales end today at 11:59pm. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $35 each.


Our “Got Gumbo?” Cook-Off participants: Calcasieu Catering & Events. Chef Raymond Signal, Desire Oyster Bar, Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Hyatt Centric French Quarter, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, LSU Dining, Marriott New Orleans, New Orleans School of Cooking, Restaurant R’evolution, Royal Sonesta New Orleans, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, Sodexo – Loyola Dining Services, and Windsor Court Hotel


We look forward to seeing you!

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