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Who will be the Vancouver
Chowder Chowdown Champion?

Event info


February 21, 2019


Vancouver Aquarium


7 p.m.


Tickets are on sale now.


Early Bird: Sold Out!
Regular: $75.00 + Tax


Join the movement for sustainable seafood at Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown

Top Ocean Wise chefs compete head-to-head for the title of Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champion in Vancouver. Taste delectable original chowders, local craft beer and vote for your favourite, all in support of sustainable seafood. Ticket includes chowder, complimentary beer, wine and spirits sampling. All proceeds directly support the Ocean Wise sustainable seafood program, which helps to ensure that ocean life will be abundant for generations to come.


General admission tickets are now available to purchase. 

Please note: This is an adults only event. All ticket sales are final.

Please use hashtag #ChowderChowdown

Participating Chefs

Participating restaurants and chefs

These top Ocean Wise chefs will compete head-to-head for the title of Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champion in Vancouver on February 21, 2019.

2017 Winners

2017 Chowder Chowdown Vancouver Winners

Spoons were out, ladles were full of chowder and beer was flowing at the Vancouver Aquarium on November 22, 2017, as 13 notable chefs from Ocean Wise seafood partner restaurants brought their best recipe to the table at the Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown: All-Star Edition. 

Chowder Chowdown Champion

Chef Julian Bond

Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts

People's Choice

Chef Paul Cecconi

Brodo Kitchen

Best Beer Pairing

Chef Yosuke Okubo

Hapa Izakaya

Chowder Chowdown also takes place in Toronto

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