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This delicious competition tests the culinary skills of local teams in the art of crafting everyone’s favorite Mardi Gras celebration dish all while supporting the Houston Food Bank.

Thanks to everyone who made our 4th Annual f.r.e.s.h. Gumbo Cook Off a success! We raised $6,905 which equates to 20,715 meals! We hope everyone enjoyed the Gumbo, Wine Pull and Silent Auction items.

Be on the lookout for the date of our 5th Annual Gumbo Cook Off in February 2020.


   Gumbo Teams

Congratulations to our 2019 Gumbo Winners: Yaya’s Gumbo Crew (Michele Gutierrez, Beto Gutierrez, Darren Reed, Ricky Rico, Steve Mercer)

Past Winners

2018 Winner:
H-Town Brothers (Andre Thomas, Brandon Mitchell, Darrell Mitchell & Gregory Patterson)

2017 Winner:
Spoilers (John Grisaffi, Bruce Asher, Rod Riddel & Denise King)



Wicklow Heights

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Courtney Hunter at 832-369-9312


   About Houston Food Bank f.r.e.s.h. Young Professionals

f.r.e.s.h. Young Professionals is an action-oriented service organization consisting of socially conscious young professionals who are motivated to take action and bring awareness to the issue of hunger through fundraising, advocacy, social and volunteer efforts. Learn more about f.r.e.s.h.

f.r.e.s.h. Annual Sponsors: