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29th Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off, Newport, RI

Posted by Darlene McKenzie

The greatest international chowder championship will officially commence the start of the summer season on Saturday, June 5th. Enjoy endless samples of chowder prepared by a culinary tour de force of creative chefs from around the globe, each perfecting a recipe to provoke all challengers in the ultimate quest for chowder triumph. Restaurants are competing for cash-clams in three categories: Clam, Seafood, and Creative, as well as a Clam Cake competition.

But it's not just about the chowdah', we've got three stages of live entertainment that is sure to knock your seafood-lovin' socks off.   Paired with a healthy helping of children's activities, this is one clam-tastic festival that landlubbers can rejoice in, too

11am-6:00pm. Newport Yachting Center, 4 Commercial Wharf. The world's original and longest running chowder competition determines bragging rights to the world's "chowda" champion title among dozens of restaurants, divided into Clam, Seafood, and Creative chowder categories. Call (401) 846-1600, or visit the Newport Waterfront Festivals website for more information.

Saturday, June 5, 2010 Great Chowder Cook-Off

Advance Ticket Price*: $20

Regular Ticket Price: $25

*Advance ticket sale ends Friday, May 28.

Saturday, June 5, 11am - 6pm


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