Food competitions aren’t for everyone. But for the most daring culinary connoisseurs, a good food challenge can be part sport and part savagery.
Local food celebrity and Gov’t Taco owner Jay Ducote knows a thing or two about food competitions, from Frankie’s Fourth of July hot dog-eating contest to the Kodiak Arrest Challenge at Humpy’s Great Alaskan Alehouse and Anchorage.
We got Ducote’s advice on food competitions at four Baton Rouge restaurants with some strict rules and big prizes. Whether you want to go for the spiciest wings or you’re ready to tackle the biggest burger out there, here’s some expert advice on how to conquer them.