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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 is coming back to both Vancouver and Toronto this October. Get ready to eat, drink and cast your vote!

Chowder Chowdown is set to feature a host of 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. Plus, perfectly paired craft beverages will be available with each chowder.

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.

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.

Toronto Chefs & Craft Beverages

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 Water, Goose Island Brewing, Great Lakes Brewery, Harmon’s Craft Brewing, Lost Craft, Silversmith Brewing Co, Steadfast Brewing Company

Toronto Event Details: 

October 26, 2023 

6 – 9 PM 

George Brown College for Hospitality and Culinary Arts 

Ticket Price: $75 

Please Note: This event is 19+ 

Toronto Tickets Available Now

Vancouver Chefs & Craft Beverages

Behshad Zolnasr | C Prime Modern Italian Steak and Prime 

Juan Carlos Dominguez | Cantina Norte  

Chris Andraza | Lift Bar and Grill  

Dai Fukasaku | Fukasaku  

Darren Clay | University of British Columbia  

David Lee | Vancouver Aquarium  

Garret Kemp | Fairmont Banff  

James Heras | 7 Seas Fish Market  

Andrew Robertson | Stanley Park Brewpub  

Tyler Prevette | Tableau Bar Bistro  

Will Lew | Club Versante  

Antonio Prosdocimi | Langara Fishing Lodge  

Complimentary Beverages will be provided by: East Van Brewing Company, Faculty Brewing Co, Harmon’s Craft Brewing, North Point Brewing Co, Off The Rail Brewing, Powell Brewery, Shaketown Brewing, Stanley Park Brewing, Steamworks Brewing Co, and Superflux Beer Co. 

Vancouver Event Details: 

October 12, 2023 

7 – 10 PM 

Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, UBC 

Ticket Price: $75 

Please Note: This event is 19+ 

Vancouver Tickets Available Now

A Huge Thanks to Our Vancouver Chowder Chowdown Media Sponsors

A Huge Thanks to Our Toronto Chowder Chowdown Media Sponsor

Posted September 22, 2023 by Kim Bricker

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