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2nd Annual Soul Food Tasting Festival

  • Joel Rodgers

If soul food is your deal you probably already know about the 2nd annual soul food tasting festival, but if you don’t here’s all the info you need.

The 2nd Annual Soul Food Tasting Festival will be held at Kilpatrick Hall Centenary College in Shreveport on Saturday, February 3, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for youth.

Special performance by the Alpha Golden Chorale, Step Show by Alpha Esquires and a Red Beans and Rice cook-off. The competition is open to individuals and groups. To enter email: dockvoorhies@bellsouth.net


Joel Rodgers

Joel Rodgers joined RealShreveport.com in January 2018 as a reporter/journalist. Prior to joining our team, Joel spent the previous 5 years as a morning show reporter, entertainment reporter, and sports reporter for a local television station. At 6’5”, he's the tallest reporter in the history of Shreveport, but it’s more than just his height that makes this Shreveport native stand out. His editing skills combined with his love for storytelling makes for a creative and talented addition to the RealShreveport team. After attending and graduating from Evangel Christian Academy, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern State University. Joel is very active in the Shreveport community having won several competitions in recent years. In 2017, he danced his way to victory in the annual Susan G. Komen event, “Dancing for the Cure." He’s also won the “Mudbug Madness” Crawfish eating contest in back-to-back years and was named the top celebrity chef at the “Louisiana Food Prize” cooking competition. If you have a story idea, news tip, or just want to say "hey" - you can do so by emailing Joel Rodgers at jrodgers@realshreveport.com

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