ANCHORAGE, Alaska — On Monday afternoon, six chefs from various places around the state competed in the "Great Alaska Seafood Cook Off."
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute partnered with the Alaska Railroad Corporation to host the competition at the railroad depot at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
Guests took a train ride down Turnagain Arm before arriving at the railroad depot. Alaska Airlines unveiled its' salmon-themed jet at the event.
The chefs had an hour to prepare a dish featuring Alaska seafood to the panel of judges.
The executive director of ASMI, Ray Riutta, said the competition is a good chance for Alaskans. "It's an annual event and we thought this would be a great way to select our best chef to go head to head with the rest of the country's best," he said.