Ocean Wise Chowder Challenge

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Overfishing is one of the biggest issues our oceans face today. Join Canada’s growing sustainable seafood movement as the Comox Valley’s top chefs compete head-to-head for the title of 2020 Ocean Wise Annual Chowder Challenge Champion.


Taste delectable, ocean-friendly seafood chowders and vote for your favourite, all in support of sustainable seafood.

The winning chowder will receive a spot to compete in the next Ocean Wise Chowder Showdown in Vancouver, overnight accommodations and transportation on BC Ferries, plus major bragging rights and announcements via Festival social media. Additionally, the winning chef will also receive a FREE Ocean Wise Membership.

Learn More about the Ocean Wise Seafood Program.

View the competition rules here.


2019 Ocean Wise Chowder Challenge Winner

Winner – Chef Florencia Gomez Quinteros, Wildflower, Fairmont Whistler

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