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CT’s Chowdafest 2014 Winners Announced and Event Recap

2 Feb

Um…wow.  This year’s Chowdafest was really more like Chowdabest.  Over 7,500 people (when we get the actual numbers, we’ll share) came through the doors to slurp down killer soups, chowders, and bisque.  Chowda Chairman, Jim Keenan, told us this week that the presales at Stop & Shop had already topped the attendance record from last year.  And, that doesn’t include the massive amounts of people waiting to get inside of Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, either.  Christian Burns, owner of Ginger Man Norwalk and Greenwich and Cask Republic in New Haven and Stamford told us that the line to enter stretched outside for a bit.  What an amazing turnout and what a great show of force to support not only the restaurants and sponsors participating, but to also raise some vital funds and donations for The Connecticut Food Bank.  

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