Chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto with Bob Baumhower to raise funds for Tuscaloosa tornado victims

Staff reports

BATON ROUGE - Renowned chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto, in light of the catastrophic tornadoes that ripped through Tuscaloosa, Ala, on April 27, have partnered with longtime friend Bob Baumhower, an Alabama football legend and former Miami Dolphins nose tackle, for a special event.

Together with Baumhower, the chefs have created a high-profile charitable event to assist those in communities still suffering and rebuilding from the tragic losses. On Nov. 5, the day of the LSU-Alabama football game, the chefs will kick off the first-ever "LouisiBama Gumbo Bowl" at the University of Alabama, next to Bryant-Denny Stadium.

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