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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) –Local cooks fought for their honor Saturday during the Lumiere Cajun Cook-Off and Tony Chachere's Crawfish Broil.

The event was held under a warm tent in Soulard Market Park. Competitors were judged by local St. Louis celebrities and food professionals.

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The winner received a monetary prize.

It's one of many events leading up to the big Mardi Gras Parade and Party on March 1.