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Cooks Wanted for Roswell Roots Soul Food Cook-Off

Post Date:01/02/2019 10:46 AM
The City of Roswell invites cooks to participate in Southern Soul Fixins, a soul food cook-off event for Roswell Roots: A Festival of Black History and Culture. The cook-off is scheduled to take place on February 10, 2019.

Cooks can display skills in various food categories: meat-based side dish, vegetarian side dish, breads/cornmeal and dessert. Competitors may enter as a professional or amateur. First and second place will be awarded in each category as chosen by a panel of judges. A People’s Choice Award in each category will be given to the participant with the most votes from guests.

Participating cooks may enter a maximum of two categories and pay a $10 refundable registration fee for each category. Registration deadline is January 14.

This is a family-friendly event and open to the public. Guests are invited to taste various soul foods and vote for a favorite entry in each category.

Roswell Roots: A Festival of Black History and Culture is one of the largest and most comprehensive celebrations of black history and culture in the Southeast. This year there will be over 20 different unique and fun events for everyone. This annual festival strengthens community ties and helps celebrate Roswell’s culture both past and present. Share in our diverse history while discovering more about African American heritage, art, food and contributions.

Please visit to register or contact Corinne Sutherlin at 770-594-6199 or for questions.


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