On the Mighty Mississippi River.

Julia Street Terminal

920 Port of New Orleans Place

New Orleans, LA 70130

SUNDAY, 11th AUGUST 2019


It’s August 2019, you know what that means? It’s Conference time… time to reunite with your FOP Family.

It has been two long years since we left Nashville, many of your friends haven’t seen you in a while. Join us for a relaxing evening along the Mighty Mississippi River and reunite with old friends and make a few new ones.

Make the short walk to the Julia Street Cruise Ship Terminal on the river side of the convention center for an evening of fraternalism, entertainment and enjoy a wide variety of good food inside the air conditioned terminal. Step outside and walk along the river as FOP cooking teams compete for bragging rights.

Who are the best cooks in the FOP you ask? Sample a variety of dishes and vote for your favorite dishes.

Cook Off!

Join us for a day of spiced and spirited competition as FOP Cooking Teams from near and far don their aprons to prove they have what it takes.

The FOP Conference Cook-Off brings our FOP family together for an evening of fun, delicious food, friendly competition and bragging rights for best FOP cooking team. Cooking teams will set up along the Mississippi River dock outside the Julia Street Cruise Ship Terminal.

Inside the terminal 3,000 Conference attendees, turned food critics will decide who is the best of the best in different food categories.

More information about entering a cooking team will be available soon. Questions or inquiries, please email Gary Ferrari at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.