Tuesday, December 3, 2013

ChowdaFest 2014 - Webster Bank Arena Bridgeport CT

UPDATE: Read my recap of this event HERE

The ChowdaFest date and line up is announced!

Save the date! 
February 2, 2014

This incredible fundraiser benefits the CT Food Bank

Get your tickets early to avoid box office lines. 
Tickets will be on-sale in January at Stop & Shop and Webster Bank locations.   

February 2, 2014
11am - 3pm

Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard
600 Main Street - Bridgeport CT
Conveniently off exit 27 off I-95
Be green and car pool - parking just $5

Adults are $12
Children 6-12 are just $5, five years or younger FREE

Tickets available at the Webster Bank Arena Box Office.
Advance tickets can be purchased at Stop & Shop and Webster Bank locations in January 2014.
 SAVE $2 on each adult ticket when purchased at advance at any New Haven or Fairfield County Stop & Shop through January staring Jan. 4. Kids receive FREE chef hats, stickers and more while supplies last.

There will be 28 chowda-licious restaurants participating in the 6th annual competition. 

ChowdaFest will be bringing you an unbelievable line up of chefs and restaurants! There will be lots of other cool stuff too like the "Ciao"dafest Italian tasting section and the new Cracker & Cheese Corner.  

There will also be a beverage center to sample craft beer, wine, coffee & hot chocolate too.  

 Congratulations to the following restaurants that earned their spot into this year's competition:  
  • Bernard's (Ridgefiled)
  • Bistro 7 (Wilton)
  • Brennan's (Norwalk)
  • Brewhouse (Norwalk) 
  • Close Harbour Seafood (Plantsville)
  • Crab Shell (Stamford) 
  • Donovan's (Norwalk) 
  • Dunville's (Westport)
  • Ginger Man (Norwalk) 
  • Go Fish (Mystic)
  • Guvnor's Brewery (Norwalk)
  • High Tide Gourmet (Madison)
  • Indigo by the Water (Milford)
  • Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale (New Haven, Madison & Westbrook) 
  • Liquid Lunch (Shelton & Milford) 
  • Mansion Clam House (Westport) 
  • Old Post Tavern (Fairfield) 
  • Parallel Post (Trumbull) 
  • Post 154 (Westport)
  • Rory's (Darien) 
  • Rowayton Seafood (Rowayton) 
  • Southport Brewing Co. (Southport, Branford, Stamford and Milford) 
  • Super Duper Weenie (Fairfield) 
  • Tavern on Main (Westport) 
  • The Spread (Norwalk) 
  • Tikkaway (New Haven)
Bring your friends and your appetite!

Non-perishable food items will be collected for donation to the CT Food Bank.

Anyone bringing a donated item will be entered into a raffle for a 
$200 Stop and Shop gift certificate!

Also new this year?

Meet Chef Ref in advance at these select dates and locations
Mascot Schedule:
•Sat. Jan. 11 – FIAT of Fairfield County in Stamford (12:00-1:30)
•Sat. Jan. 11 – Sound Tiger game at the Webster Bank Arena (7:00)
•Sun. Jan. 12 – Sound Tiger game at Webster Bank Arena (3:00)
•Fri. Jan. 17 – Stop & Shop in Westport (3:30 - 5:30)
•Sat. Jan. 18 – Stop & Shop in Stamford (Bedford St. 12:00 - 1:30)
•Sat. Jan. 18 – Stop & Shop in Darien (Noroton Heights 2:30 – 4:00)
•Sun. Jan 19 – Stop & Shop in Norwalk (Main Ave. 11:30 – 1:00)
•Sun. Jan 19 – Stop & Shop in Norwalk (CT Ave. 1:30 – 2:30)
•Sun. Jan 19 – Sound Tiger game at the Webster Bank Arena (3:00)
•Fri. Jan. 24 – Stop & Shop in Bridgeport (3:30 – 5:30)
•Sat. Jan. 25 – Stop & Shop in Milford (12:00 – 1:30)
•Sat. Jan. 25 – Stop & Shop in Stratford (2:30 – 4:00)
•Fri. Jan. 31 – Stop & Shop in Shelton (3:30 – 5:30)
•Sat. Feb. 1 – Stop & Shop in Trumbull (11:30 – 1:00)
•Sat. Feb. 1 – Stop & Shop in Monroe (1:30 – 2:30)
•Sat. Feb. 1 – Sound Tiger game at Webster Bank Arena (3:00)
•Sun. Feb. 2 – Chowdafest (11:00 – 3:00)

Here's your chance to WIN a family-pak of tickets!

Chowdafest, presented by Stop & Shop, will conduct live, on-air chowder, soup & bisque tastings on Star 99.9 every “SOUPer” Friday  in January on the Big Jim and Anna morning program starting on Jan. 10th.

“We had so much fun last year sampling some of chowder and soup that we thought we would super-size it and do a different tasting each Friday” said Anna Zapp, on-air personality for Star 99.9.

Each Friday will feature the eight entries in one of the four different competition categories.  The categories are New England clam chowder, Traditional Chowder which is exclusive to Manhattan (red) and Rhode Island (clear), Creative Chowders and Soup/Bisque.

“A chowdah competition that takes place on the Super Bowl, does it get any better?” said “Big Jim” Murray, former sports talk host from both Atlanta and Boston, now Anna Zappa’s morning broadcast partner.  

“It will be great to see how Jim and Anna’s favorites stack up to the thousands of votes we get at our pre-Super Bowl event on Feb. 2nd at the Webster Bank Arena” said Jim Keenan, Chowdafest Chairman.   

And here's where the fun comes in!!! A family pack of Chowdafest tickets will be given away on Star 99.9 during each Souper Friday as well as over the weekends.Make sure you listen to Star 99.9 radio!

For additional information about Chowdafest, please visit www.chowdafest.org or email event director Jim Keenan at chowdafest@optonline.net.

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