Charenton, LA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013
Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel proudly announces their continued sponsorship of Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce for the 24th Annual World Championship Gumbo Cookoff. In addition to the Corporate Sponsorship, Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel’s award-winning Chefs will participate in the event. As enthusiasm soars, the weekend-long event continues to grow in popularity in the surrounding communities. Proceeds from the event help fund the Chamber to support advocacy for local industries, promote local small businesses, and help to design policies and practices that affect local businesses.
“Cypress Bayou has been part of the annual gumbo cook off for the past 17 years. The cook off is a chance for the CBCH culinary team to show off our talents in a pressure free festival environment, which is a welcome change from our day-to-day work life. All the food we prepare for weekend-long event is a donation to the community, including preparing breakfast for the Chamber. The cook off is a chance for Team Cypress to earn bragging rights and keep in contact with fellow cooking teams,” commented Scott McCue, Executive Chef. The 24th Annual World Championship Gumbo Cookoff will take place on historic and award-winning Main Street in New Iberia at Bouligny Plaza on October 11-13. Friday evening kicks off the event weekend with live music and popular food items. Sunday is all about gumbo, where ninety or more teams will be vying for bragging rights to the best gumbo in the world.
Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel is proud to sponsor the 24th Annual Gumbo Cookoff as part of the commitment to the people of Acadiana. Sponsorships by Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel include: MDA Summer Camp, MDA Motorcycle Fundraiser, University of Louisiana at Lafayette Athletics, Acadiana Culinary Classic, 12th Annual Paw-T and Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
About Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce
Greater Iberia Chamber's mission is to improve the business environment so members may grow and prosper, the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce contributes to the economic development of the community, which ultimately enhances quality of life.
About Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel
Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel, offers 24 hours of gaming excitement seven days a week. Boasting 1,350 of the hottest, newest and most in-demand slot games available with denominations ranging from 1¢ to $100, including in-house and wide-area progressives, the Cypress Bayou Casino Slot floor is a thrilling sight to behold. The perennial favorite "Wheel of Fortune®" progressive has produced many new millionaires and Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel is proud to say that some have won their fortune here.
There’s plenty of action to choose from, including live action poker, exciting table games featuring everything from Baccarat, Let It Ride Stud Poker to 4-Card Poker, and high stakes Indian bingo. Poker players will enjoy the tournaments every Wednesday and Sunday.
You can also enjoy dining in one of the seven unique venues at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel. The new state-of-the-art 102-room hotel offers guests deluxe accommodations.
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