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The 2015 Charity Chowder Cook-off Event was a big hit as usual! The sun was shining, the air was brisk and the chowder was hot! Perfect day to get out and cure this epic winter’s “cabin fever”.
Our votes went to a classic New England clam chowder from Dog Watch Cafe and a rich and creamy lobster chowder with an extra crispy fritter garnish from the Westerly High School Culinary Students aka Highland Grille. Our favorites were closely followed by entries submitted by Mango’s Pizza and Octagon Steakhouse.
This year’s winners:
1st Place: Octagon Steakhouse
2nd Place: Highland Grille/Westerly High School Culinary Students
3rd Place: Ocean Blue Catering
Best use of Regional Ingredients: Tied-Highland Grille Westerly High School Students and Stonington Big Y
Heartiest Chowder: Highland Grille/Westerly High School Culinary Students
Most Creative Chowder: Highland Grille/Westerly High School Culinary Students
Total money raised for the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center Food Pantry- more than $15,000!