Cook-Off Highlights SW Louisiana Rice Industry

By Marlisa Harding, The American Press, Lake Charles

The Cal-Cam Rice Growers Association and the Port of Lake Charles held their 22nd annual National Rice Month Rice Cook-Off Contest for area students from Calcasieu, Cameron and South Beauregard parishes. More than 20 students advanced to the final competition held at the port office, aiming to win bragging rights, prizes and cash.