Chowder Cook-Off Friday At Port Canaveral
By SpaceCoastDaily // January 31, 2013
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – Space Coast area restaurants will vie for the coveted Best Chowder award during the 28th Annual Chowder Cook-Off with a Twist, set for Friday, Feb. 1 at Cruise Terminal 4 at Port Canaveral.
The Chowder Cook-Off with a Twist is hosted by the Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Spectrum Productions and the Canaveral Port Authority.
“This is a great opportunity to sample foods from local restaurants and support the tourism community,” said Darlene Montano of the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce.
The event is open to the public with the VIP admission access beginning at 5 p.m., and the general admission at 6 p.m.
“The VIP party, which will be hosted by Wild Ocean Seafood Market, includes early admission, sampling without the crowds, gaming tables with instruction from Victory Casino Cruise lines, complementary beverage, special giveaways, early silent auction bidding and tons of door prizes,” said Montano.
Tickets are available at VisitCocoaBeach.com, the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce office on Merritt Island, the CVB’s Tourist Information Center in Cape Canaveral, Norman’s Raw Bar in Cocoa, Rusty’s Seafood in Port Canaveral, Fishlips in Port Canaveral, Wild Ocean Seafood Market in Titusville and Port Canaveral, and all Crest Cleaner locations. Advance general admission tickets are $20, and $25 at the door.
“All admission includes sample tastings of all chowders, appetizers and desserts, hor d’oeuvres, a cash bar, silent auction, drawings, live entertainment and lots of fun,” said Montano.
For information call 321-784-6444 or log on to VisitCocoaBeach.com