7 Food Prize finalists announced

Next up, 2022 Fashion Prize finalists to be announced Wednesday
The seven Louisiana Food Prize finalists will be announced online at 6 p.m. Aug. 15, 2022....
The seven Louisiana Food Prize finalists will be announced online at 6 p.m. Aug. 15, 2022. (KSLA News 12 file photo)
Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 3:18 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 15, 2022 at 10:07 PM CDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — The Prize Foundation has announced the first of its 2022 finalists.

First up are were seven chefs who will compete for the Prize Fest’s Come and Get It.

The Food Prize finalists were announced at 6 p.m. Monday on the Louisiana Food Prize’s Facebook page and the PrizeCast YouTube page.

The seven finalists (in alphabetical order) for the battle for the Golden Fork are Megan Chavez, Anthony Felan, Ryan Gillespie, Niema Longstratt, Eleazar Mondragon, John Strand and Sean Sullivan.

Other finalists to be announced this week include:

  • The Fashion Prize finalists at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17 at Great Raft Brewery, and,
  • The Film Prize’s Top 20 at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 at Robinson Film Center.

The Prize Foundation will announce two more rounds of finalists online next week:

All times shown are based on the Central Time Zone.

Prize Fest 2022 will be held Oct. 14-23 in downtown Shreveport.

Weekend 1 (Oct. 14-16): Music and Fashion

Weekend 2 (Oct. 20-22): Film, Food and Comedy

Festival tickets are available by clicking here.

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