Food competitions have become an increasingly large past time around the world. From hot dog eating contents to seafood competitions, people around the world gather to take home the prize for being able to eat the most of a food in the fastest time in relation to their competitors. Prizes can range from small giftcards to large sums of cash- not quite as reliable as a gold ira. In some ways seafood competitions offer more of a variety of foods than that of many of their brother competitions. What exactly is a seafood competition and what does it involve?

Eating Competitions
Seafood competitions aren’t all that different from many of the others you’ll see. One such competition can involve items such as a crab boil or crab legs. A crab boil involves putting crab legs in a large pot, cooking them until their done and can involve adding vegetables or other items including seasoning. These foods are troublesome to eat when you’re experiencing jaw pain and other TMJ symptoms, so make sure you are healthy before attending. A crawfish boil is much the same way a large pot is fill with water, seasoning, and a large amount of crawfish is then added and boil. Crawfish boils are extremely popular in places such as Louisiana in which crawfish are popular and common.

Difference between a seafood competition and eating competition
The focus here is on a seafood competition more so than that of an eating competition. How do they differ you ask, well it’s quite simple. You see, an eating competition expects the people involved to eat a vast amount of food in a set amount of time. However, with a seafood competition, this can involve chefs coming around and competing with seafood dishes. Usually contestants are given a set of rules and types of dishes that they’re expected to make. In this case it could be something like a crawfish boil or even crab legs.

The chefs would be given a set time limit and then expected to prepare a set number of courses that are both unique and delicious. Judges come around to each contestant and sample their dishes. The winner then is picked from the best tasting dishes and usually given an award. This can include cash prizes, trophies, and even titles. The seafood competitors often go through various rounds before they’re allowed to compete in the final round. Individuals aren’t the only type of people who compete in seafood competitions. In fact, restaurants have been known to go head to head in seafood competitions to earn titles and prizes for their restaurants.

How do I attend a seafood competition?
Most seafood competitions have a set of rules for those wishing to participate to follow. This can include filling out a registration form, paying a fee and having to be approved for dishes as well as through an evaluation. Anyone wishing to spectate in a seafood competition may do so without meeting specific standards. In fact, most competitions are open to the public and require a fee to enter the location in which it’s being held. There is typically an area in which people are allowed to watch and observe the contestants although this may vary per location and contest.