Award-winning Chicago chef helps BBQ 3,000 pounds of meat for La. flood victims


ELMWOOD, La. (WGNO) – Bubba Scott has come a long way to help Louisiana’s flood victims.

Scott, of Chicago’s award-winning Uncle Bub’s BBQ, joined Second Harvest Food Bank, Chef Amy Sins of Langlois and other local chefs Tuesday to cook 3,000 pounds of chicken and pork outside of Second Harvest Food Bank.

The meat was cooked using Uncle Bub’s giant BBQ rig, which can cook 1,500 pounds of meat at one time.

The meat will be delivered to families in flood-affected areas.

Local chefs and restaurant team members from Langlois, Palace Café, Dickie Brennan’s Steakhouse, Bourbon House, Tableau Restaurant, Cavan, Sylvain, Barrel Proof, Meauxbar, Patois, Taceaux Loceaux, Kenton’s Restaurant, Marriott Lakeway, Central City BBQ, Killer Poboys, The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine, and other local restaurants helped to put together the thousands of meals – prepping the meats, preparing sides and sauces, and bagging, boxing, sorting and organizing meals.