All You Need to Know About Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown 2019

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One of the best ways to warmup this winter? A bowl of piping hot chowder made with sustainable seafood.

Chefs from across the province will be battling for top spot at this year’s Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown with their original creations. Sip on local craft beer, ciders and spirits while sampling various soups. Cast your vote for your favourite dish.

All proceeds directly support the Ocean Wise Sustainable Seafood Program, which helps to ensure that “ocean life will be abundant for generations to come.”

Top chefs, sustainable chowders, craft beer - what’s not to love?

Check out this year’s fab lineup:

Bistro '67
Chef Raul Sojo
Bistro ’67 Green Curry-Coconut Rock Crab Chowder 

The Chase Fish & Oyster
Chef Felicia de Rose
The Chase Fish & Oyster Clam Chowder

The Chef's Table at Fanshawe College
Chef Kyle Fee
Candied Salmon and Butternut Squash Chowder

Distillery Events
Chef Joshua Dwyer
Ontario Winter Vegetable Clam & Scallop Chowder

Fairmont Royal York
Chef JW Foster
Smoked Fogo Island Cod, Pickled Mussels, Sunchoke and Almond Chowder

The Local Cafe and Restaurant
Chef Matthew Ness
Seafood Chowder

Chef Dawoon Chae
Shrimp and Scallop Chowder Dumpling with Dashi, garnished with smoked tuna, pickled carrot, edamame, and preserved quail egg

Matty's Seafood Co
Chef Matt Dean Pettit
Thai Curry and Corn Snow Crab Chowder

Chef Doug Neigel
Roasted Crab & Lingcod Chowder, served with Old Bay potato chips

Pier 87 Fish Market & Grill
Chef Jason Maw and Patrick McMurray
Over the Top Chowder with clams, mussels, shrimp, octopus, crab and sturgeon

Pure Spirits Oyster House & Grill
Chef Aaron Linley
Savoury Clam and Corn Chowder with smoked black cod, oyster mushrooms, poblano puree, and stone fruit salsa

Wooden Boat Food Company
Chef Thompson Tran
Ocean Wise Dungeness Crab & Vietnamese Fried Tomalley Chowder

360 the Restaurant at the CN Tower
Chef John Morris
Canadian Seafood Chowder 

Craft Beer

Beau's All Natural Brewing Co.
Mill Street Brewery
Muskoka Brewery
Shawn & Ed Brewing Company
Side Launch Brewing Company

Brickworks Ciderhouse
The Duxbury Cider Co. Ltd.

Georgian Bay Spirit Co.
Top Shelf Distillers
Walter Craft Caesar

The Foreign Affair Winery
Southbrook Vineyards



Wednesday, February 27, 2019

7pm – Late

The Fermenting Cellar - 28 Distillery Lane

$60 + HST ($67.80) includes chowder, complimentary beer, wine and spirits sampling. Buy tickets now.

Note: This is a 19+ event. All ticket sales are final.