Thursday, February 16, 2012

Chowdah Fest Chicago is back at Columbia Yacht Club March 5

Columbia Yacht Club
Come and get it! Chowdah Fest has returned! The second annual Chowdah Fest: Chicago is set to take place 6:30-9 p.m. March 5 at the Columbia Yacht Club (111 North Lake Shore Drive) and is shaping up to be the better than ever before. Twelve chefs have signed on to participate in this year’s event with the hopes of received the coveted title of “Best Chowdah in Town”. Its audience choice for the win, and with recipes from acclaimed Chicago restaurants and chefs Giuseppe Tentori of GT Fish & Oyster, Mark Stauer of the Bedford, Susan Goss of West Town Tavern, Nicole Pederson of C-House, Jeffrey Hedin of Leopold, Julius Russell of Tale of Two Chefs , Chris Turano of Estate Ultra Bar, Dan Marquis of Quay, Guy Meikle of Nana Organic, Jonathan Lane of Benny's Chop House, The New England Seafood Company, and Brandon Baltzley; you’ll vote on your favorite. It’s sure to be a difficult decision.
Setting the perfect stage for Chowdah Fest is the 1940’s era Icebreaker on the harbor of the Columbia Yacht Club. Goose Island will be providing beer selections including vintage ales to pair with the savory seafood recipes, and wine will also be available. Ticket prices are $35 - $50 (depending on when you order) to attend and proceeds will go to the Sea Scouts youth sailing program. Tickets can be purchased here. Space is limited so snag your tickets today to take part and cast your vote!

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