Monday, 28 March 2022 14:13

Saratoga Chowder Fest ‘N Tour Serves up More than 83,000 Bowls of Chowder

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SARATOGA SPRINGS – There were 83,931 bowls of chowder served by 74 vendors in last weekend’s chowder festival, attended by more than 30,000 people, according to Discover Saratoga President Darryl Leggieri.   

“After two challenging years, it was great to get back to some sense of normalcy. The support of our members, community and city officials is truly appreciated,” said Leggieri. Discover Saratoga, known as the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau, is promoter of the annual event.

The Saratoga Chowder Fest ‘N Tour was held Saturday, March 19, through Saturday, March 26. Chowder lovers had the opportunity to dine-in or purchase pints and quarts of chowder to-go at participating locations throughout the week.

The 24th Annual Chowderfest celebration took place March 26. Event-goers sampled a variety of chowder from participating vendors for $2 each and voted for their favorite. The 2022 Saratoga Chowder Fest ‘N Tour winners are:

  • People’s Choice 500 bowls or less: The Mill on Round Lake, Bubba Gump Chowder
  • People’s Choice 501-750 bowls: Dizzy Chicken Wood Fired Rotisserie, Brazilian Smoked Seafood Chowder
  • People’s Choice 751-1,000 bowls: Ribbon Cafe, Southwest Shrimp Corn Chowder Topped Tequila Lime Bacon and a Wonton Popper
  • People’s Choice 1,001-1,500 bowls: Wheatfields Restaurant & Bar, Crawfish Cajun Corn Chowder
  • People’s Choice 1,501- 2,000 bowls: Henry Street Taproom, Bacon and Pickle Buffalo Chicken Chowder
  • People’s Choice 2,001-3,000 bowls: Parting Glass, Luck of the Irish Chowder
  • People’s Choice 3,001-4,000 bowls: Cantina, Creamy Chicken Jalapeño Chowder

People’s Choice 4,001+ bowls: Jacob & Anthony's American Grille, Jacob’s Chowder

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