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Preparation of Abbeville’s “5000 Egg” Giant Omelette


5000 Eggs + 1 for each year the festival has existed This year we will cook 5032 eggs!!

50 lbs. Onions

75 Bell Peppers

4 Gallons Onion Tops

2 Gallons Parsley

1 1/2Gallons Cooking Oil

6 1/2Gallons Milk

52 lbs. Butter

3 Boxes Salt

2 Boxes Black Pepper

15 lbs of Louisiana Crawfish Tails

TABASCO® Pepper Sauce (to taste)

The Confrerie members gather to crack the eggs.

Pour eggs into 5 gallon buckets

Add salt, pepper, milk & TABASCO® Pepper Sauce

Blend with unique mixing tool (you will have to attend to know what this is)

Set above ingredients aside.

Prepare skillet with oil and butter

Add onions & bell pepper, sauté

Add Louisiana crawfish, sauté

Add egg ingredients to the ingredients in the skillet on command.

Stir gently and merrily to the beat of the Cajun music in the background.

Just prior to completion add parsley & onion tops. Remove skillet from fire.

The Omelette is served free to all who gather to watch. Omelette with a side of Poupart’s French Bread!, C’est Bon!!

Preparation of the fire starts as early as 8:00am on Sunday morning. The sand is placed on the roadway and the wood is expertly placed by our Maitre du Feu Elray Schexnaider. The fire is actually lit around 11:00am to prepare for the cooking which starts around 1:30pm.

 Children's Omelette

600 Eggs

9 Bell Pepper

6lbs Onions

1/2 Gallon Onion Tops

3 lbs Louisiana Crawfish

5 lbs. Butter

1 Qt. Milk

1 Pt. Oil




Preparation of the children's Omelette is done alongside of the Giant Omelette by our Jr. Members.


        Celebration Highlights

        Saturday, November 5th
        Walk for Charity

        Tour of Homes

        Juried Art Show

        Food Vendors

        Live Entertainment

        Kid's World

        Eggs Over Easy Egg Toss Competition

        Antique Implement Show

       Antique Tractor "Egg Cracking" 

        Sunday, November 6th
        Official Mass

        Cajun Challenge Bicycle Ride
        Poker Run

        Juried Art Show

        Food Vendors

        Antique Car/Implement Show

        Live Entertainment

        Procession of Chefs

        Petite Omelette Cooking

        Giant "5000 Egg" Omelette CookingFuture Omelette Dates
         Nov. 5th & 6th, 2016
         Nov. 4th & 5th, 2017
         Nov. 3rd & 4th, 2018
         Nov  2nd & 3rd, 2019
         Nov  7th  & 8th, 2020

         2013 Video
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