Monroe chef, 2016 King of LA seafood arrested for stalking

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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - A Monroe chef, and 2016's King of Louisiana Seafood, has been arrested on felony stalking charges.

Deputies say Blake Phillips called and texted a woman more than 50 times. He also allegedly showed up at her house several times after being told not to. Phillips also allegedly threatened to hurt and kill the victim.

Law enforcement says Phillips admitted to contacting the victim, but denied ever going to the home.

He's been charged with felony stalking.

In addition to winning Louisiana Seafood King in 2016, Phillips has also served as a chef at Restaurant Sage in Monroe and Bayou Roux in Sterlington.