Welcome To Alabama Hospitality

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“The Home of Southern Hospitality”

Alabama hospitality has a long tradition, and knows how to party. Although many believe that Mardi Gras is a Louisiana event, but

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it was actually the state of Alabama that started the tradition of the Mardi Gras in the U.S.

The solders of Mobile, which was a French Colony in 1703 had just survived a terrible winter and a yellow fever epidemic and decided to celebrate. They painted their faces decorated the fort and unknowingly started a tradition that still thrives today. The group known as Cowbellion de Rakin Society enhanced the event with costumes and a parade in 1840. Now every year throughout the months of February and March Mobile celebrates with music, food, drink, color and fun.

Alabama F&B References

Alabama.gov

Business Licensing

Department of Health

Restaurant Association

Hospitality Association

100 things to eat in Alabama before you die (pdf)



Upcoming F&B Events

April 12-13, 2008 21st Annual Baldwin County Strawberry Festival
Loxley, Alabama

April 12-13, 2008 Alabama Chicken & Egg Festival
Moulton, Alabama

April 18-19, 2008 Alabama Crawfish Festival
Faunsdale, Alabama

May 2-3, 2008 Whistle Stop Festival & Rocket City BBQ Cook-off
Huntsville, Alabama.

May 2-5, 2008 Southern Breeze Wine + Culinary Festival
Mobile, Alabama

June 21, 2008 Alabama Blueberry Festival
Brewton, Alabama

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