What's better than getting the chance to sample the most delicious gumbos made by some of the greatest cooks in Southwest Michigan? Knowing the proceeds go to great causes in Southwest Michigan, as well. Tickets are on sale now for the 14th annual Charity Gumbo Cook Off, Saturday, February 24th from 1pm - 6pm at Louie's Trophy House in Kalamazoo. Great food, excellent music - it's just a great way to feed both your belly and our soul. Who will win this year's cook off and earn the bragging rights of having the best gumbo in Kalamazoo? They need your help to find out.

Tickets are $22 per person and can be purchased here. This year the Gumbo Cook Off benefits Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center and Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children; two very deserving organizations in our community. For a complete look at the Kalamazoo area restaurants involved in the 14th Annual Charity Gumbo Cook Off, click here.

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