Chowder Challenge 6 & More!

in St. Pete Beach, Florida

Bobbie Huston,

Foodservice Culinarian 

Kevin Godbee,


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Executive Chef Matt Smith,

The Hangar Restaurant and Flight Lounge

Photo Credit: Barry Lively

Local Celebrity Judges

Local chefs from your favorite Bay Area restaurants come to compete for your votes as well as the Judges Choice! See which restaurants have chefs competing in the 2019 Challenge here.

2019 Competition

Come Sample & Judge some of the Best Chowders in the Tampa Bay Area! Local restaurants will compete for the cherished “Golden Ladle,” “People’s Choice,” and  
“Celebrity Chefs - Judge’s Choices.”

The Challenge!

Event Information

Date: Sunday, November 10, 2019 1-5 pm
Location: Horan Park at 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach      RAIN OR SHINE!
Tickets available in October 2019


  • People's Choice- Attendees will vote for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd prize-winning chowders/soups.
  • Judges' Choice- Select local area top Celebrity Chefs will vote for their Best Chowder and Best Non-Chowder. See who here.
  • THE GOLDEN LADLE- Best in Show.

Competing Chefs

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