Who are the 2018 TEP Gumbo Contest Contenders?


Cooks from many corners of the United States and locally in the Memphis area are lining up to make their mark on the TEP Gumbo Contest presented by Hilton Memphis on Sunday, January 21, 2018 The contest often has a waiting list and time to register is running out. Take a look at who's competing this year.

No. Team Name Team Leader Team Members Type of Gumbo
1 One Gumbo To Roux Them All Mark Jordan   Seafood or Meat
2 Trouxth & Consequences Laura Goodman-Bryan

Rebecca Paulk, Susan Moskop, Jakatae Jessup

Seafood or Meat
3 Outer Galactic Extravagenza Kim Lloyd

Bob Lloyd and Jim Burkhead

Seafood or Meat
4 Rouxing on The River  Melody A Bourell  Sarah Clyce and Jennifer Harris Seafood or Meat
5 Gumbo Friends V. Adrian Mehr Lin Turner, Juli Dennis, Blake Burr, Susan Penn, Glenn Altoff and more. Vegetarian or Vegan
6 The Pumping Station Steve Murphy John Mullins, Ted Fosburgh, Seafood or Meat
7 Thomas Meat and Seafood Chris Hughes Bill Stegbauer Seafood or Meat
8 The Gumbros Jason Houston Christy Tweddle, Corey Westerhoff, Pup Rivet, Curtis Davis Jr., Paul Linxwiler Seafood or Meat
9 UnRouxLy Stephanie Wilbanks Dana Wilbanks Seafood or Meat
10 The Magnolia Blossoms Hugh Busby   Seafood or Meat
11 Hoist Men of Leather and Fetish Mark Keidaish Ken Briggs, Vincent Joshlin, Terron Cooper Seafood or Meat
12 Roux-thless Dames Leigh Chiles and Beth Halldorson Rebie Huffman, Leslie Yohey, Christy Brackey, April Veale Seafood or Meat
13 Me and Eddie Wendy McCrory Eddie, Chris, Daniel Seafood or Meat
14 LuLu's Baked Don Gaines Kenzie Campbell, Stephanie Crowdis Vegetarian or Vegan
15 The Rouxistence by Collierville Democrats Tyson Saltwell Traci Saltwell, Sajeev Memula Vegetarian or Vegan
16 Grub Krystal White Danial Johnson, Charles White Seafood or Meat
17 The High Rouxlers Christian Assandria   Seafood or Meat
18 Holiday Roux Daniel Honan   Seafood or Meat