Contest RulesMust serve ONLY U.S. farm-raised catfish (no foreign fish).Can be any kind of catfish dish.Nominations should be made by a restaurant patron (excluding immediate family members).Four restaurants will be chosen as finalists.Restaurants chosen as finalists must be available for judging during specified dates.
A panel of judges will visit each finalist and present a plaque recognizing the restaurant as one of Alabama’s best. An overall state winner will be chosen from among the finalists.
Prior first-place winners are not eligible.TimelineJune 12: Deadline to submit nominations.July 2: Finalists named.July 26-27: Judging will take place.August: Winner announced via press release.
September: Neighbors magazine will feature the winning restaurant as part of its recognition of National Catfish Month.