Thursday, 15 February 2024 15:13

25th Annual Chowderfest: 116,383 Bowls of Chowder Served, and The Winners Are…

 People’s Choice Winner 4,001+ bowls: Druthers Brewing Company People’s Choice Winner 4,001+ bowls: Druthers Brewing Company

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Taking advantage of comfortable conditions that saw thermometers at or around 60 degrees Fahrenheit, an estimated crowd of more than 40,000 eventgoers participated in the 25th annual Saratoga Chowderfest on Saturday, Feb. 10. 

Eighty-five vendors participated in the event, and a total of 116,383 bowls of chowder served, according to festival presenter Discover Saratoga (the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau). 

Festival attendees sampled a variety of chowder from participating vendors and voted for their favorite and winners were chosen in eight different categories. 

The winners are:

• People’s Choice 500 bowls or less: Bentley’s Tavern

• People’s Choice 501-750 bowls: Ribbon Cafe

• People’s Choice 751-1,000 bowls: The Mill on Round Lake

• People’s Choice 1,001-1,500 bowls: Kindred

• People’s Choice 1,501- 2,000 bowls: Clancy’s Tavern

• People’s Choice 2,001-3,000 bowls: Rhea

• People’s Choice 3,001-4,000 bowls: West Ave Pizza

• People’s Choice 4,001+ bowls: Druthers Brewing Company

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