World’s Championship Shrimp Cook-Off Winners Declared

Padre Rita Grill represents at the World's Championship Shrimp Cook-Off with a grilled chimichurri shrimp with lime & cilantro rice. Served with a non-alcoholic piña colada.    . See more here: 21st Annual World’s Championship Shrimp Cook-Off was marked by great food, great weather and great music with The Agency! The panel of judges selected top winners from nearly a dozen and a half capable competitors including the Showmanship Award which went to Padre Rita Grill (South Padre Island).

Winners in the Professional Division:
1st Place – Dirty Al’s at Pelican Station (Port Isabel), 2nd Place – Senor Donkey (South Padre Island), 3rd Place – Palm Street Pier (South Padre Island).

Winners in the Amateur Division:
1st Place – Dennis & Renee Sanchez, 2nd Place – Delicias Express, 3rd Place Sutherlands Express.

Archer Business Systems donated a 32″ TV which was raffled off to winner Rachel Davidson (South Padre Island).

For more information about this event, contact the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce at 956/943-2262 or email