The Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown in Officially Back!

The Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown in Officially Back!

Toronto, ON —After a two-year pause, Ocean Wise is thrilled to announce the return of Canada’s favorite sustainable seafood celebration – the Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown – to Toronto on Thursday, October 26th.

The Toronto Chowder Chowdown is set to feature ten accomplished chefs, ready to battle it out for the title of 2023 Chowder Champion. Each chef will be serving up their signature ocean-friendly chowder, complete with Ocean Wise Recommended seafood. Attendees will have the chance to sample each chef’s delectable creation and – at the end of the night – cast their vote for this year’s People’s Choice Award.

Attendees will have the opportunity to sample culinary creations from:

Alex Bimm | Le Poisson Bleu

Angel Sevilla | 360 CN Tower Restaurant

Cody Veinotte | Joey Eaton Centre

John Carty | Scotia Club

Matt Robitaille | Grounded Kitchen

Steve McGoey | Wild Fork

Taylor McMeekin | Drake Hotel

Woody Yip | Pier 87

Youngkyo Kim | Westin Harbour Castle

Culinary Students from George Brown College

Complementary beverages will be provided by: Deluge WaterGoose Island BrewingGreat Lakes BreweryHarmon’s Craft BrewingLost CraftSilversmith Brewing CoSteadfast Brewing Company

Chowder Chowdown offers a firsthand experience at how easy eating sustainably can be. It’s both a chance to enjoy sustainable seafood, as well as an opportunity to connect with local chefs and sellers dedicated to the health of our ocean. With a matching event occurring in Vancouver on Thursday, October 12th, it’s a coast-to-coast celebration in the name of ocean conservation.

“We are excited to bring back what is certainly my favourite event, the Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown. With all the challenges facing our ocean today, it is important to take time to celebrate some of the great successes in sustainable seafood as well! Since its start over a decade ago – Chowder Chowdown has grown into one of Ocean Wise’s most popular events. Come enjoy great food and craft beer, all while supporting a great cause!” – Mike McDermid, Ocean Wise Fisheries and Seafood Director.

Each ticket to this event includes access to all chowder stations as well as complementary craft beverages. All proceeds from Chowder Chowdown directly support Ocean Wise and their work ensuring a healthy ocean for generations to come.

Tickets are available here

Event Details:

Date: October 26, 2023

Time: 6-9 PM

Location: George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts

Ticket Price: $75

Please Note: This event is 19+

SOURCE Ocean Wise

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