Thousands of people converged on Ray, North Dakota today - to help celebrate the oil industry in western North Dakota.
The North Dakota Petroleum Council hosted its fourth annual
CookFest, bringing together more than a dozen teams of chefs representing various oil-related companies to cook up some tasty food.
The Bakken Rocks CookFest also serves as an educational tool for oil interests to share information with citizens of western North Dakota.
And with 13 teams of chefs competing - it's some pretty serious competition.
Larry Dokken - Whiting Petroleum :16 Q: do everything against them."
A second CookFest for 2012 will be held in Belfield on Thursday.