Chowder Competition on the Oregon Coast

Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 17, 2014

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Lincoln City, OR – The 10th Annual Chowder Cook-Off returns to Tanger Outlets in Lincoln City on November 8-9, 2014. Watch as professional chefs from around the Pacific Northwest battle for the best chowder. This event also features live music, local beer and win, kids activities, and a Native American Heritage celebration.

On Saturday, November 8 from 11am to 4pm, restaurants from all over the region will compete for the title of best chowder and the People’s Choice Award. Attendees can vote for their favorite chowder, and winners will be announced by 4pm. Back by popular demand, enjoy live music provided by the Ivie-Meziere Trio and Mark Alan. Local beer and wine will be available Saturday from Rusty Truck Brewing and The Wine Cellar at the Eventuary.

Sunday, November 9, from 11am to 3pm bring the kids and celebrate Native American Heritage Month courtesy of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians and Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Activities include tribal dancers and drummers, hands-on Native American crafting, and a tribal storyteller. And don’t worry, there will still be plenty of chowder to sample!

Admission to the cook-off is $5 for a one-day pass, which includes a tasting size portion of each chowder and unlimited access to daily entertainment and activities. Tanger Club members receive 20% off admission if they show their card and kids 12 and under get in free. On both days, desserts and sweets are available for purchase from My Petite Sweets and Captain Dan’s Pirate Pastry Shop. Local clamming expert Bill Lackner will be on-site to teach you how to catch your dinner. Door prizes will be given away and attendees can enter to win a grand prize package from Tanger Outlets.

The Lincoln City Culinary Center hosts four annual cook-offs: Jambalaya, Fish Taco, Wild Mushroom, and Chowder, each featuring some of the best chefs in the Pacific Northwest. For more information and the Chowder Cook-Off contact the Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau at 800-452-2151 or visit www.oregoncoast.org

Thank you to the following Event Sponsors: Ace Hardware, Chinook Winds Casino Resort, The Coho Oceanfront Lodge, Ester Lee Hotel, Gomberg Kite Productions International, The Liberty Inn, Looking Glass Inn, The News Guard, Pelican Shores Inn, Shearwater Inn, Willamette Dental.

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