Gig Harbor Farmers Market and the City of Gig Harbor
3rd Annual Chowder Cook-Off Contest Rules and Information
March 15, 2021
The date and time of the Chowder Cook-Off Contest will be September 25th
starting at 11:00 at Stroh’s Field, Home of the Gig Harbor Farmers Market, in
the food court area.
restaurants will he housed in one tent-this is a health department rule. The
market will supply the tent, hand washing stations, 2-3 oz cups, spoons,
propane stoves and tables for the contest.
up time will be 10:00 am-10:45 am, judging will be from 10:45 am-1:45 pm.
restaurants may furnish advertising information about their restaurant to
the customers. Each restaurant should identify themselves with a small sign
on their chowder pot.
Gateway will run two advertisements about the Chowder Cook-Off and the
participating restaurants in the contest.
will be producing a promotional brochure for the event. Any restaurant who
applies for the contest before April 30th will have their name
listed in the brochure as a contestant and be given two free T-Shirts for
the chowder cook-off event, other applications will be accepted until
Entry Fee to participate will be $80.00; this will cover part of the
temporary food permit.
restaurant must furnish their own pot for serving the chowder.
of the Gig Harbor Farmers Market and a panel of celebrity judges will do
must use the restaurant recipe as served in their establishment.
4-5 gallons of chowder will be needed from each restaurant.
panel of judges will be selected and two awards will be given out.
choice-All Gig Harbor Farmers Market customers will vote on this.
Award-A select number of dignitaries in the Gig Harbor community will
decide this award.
and awards will be presented at 1:45 pm in the Food Court..
- Please fill out temporary food permit forms and a
check made payable to the GHFM for $80.00. Mail to GHFM, PO Box 1142, Gig
Harbor, WA 98335
- All money and permits need to be completed and sent
in by May 30, so we have time for the health department to process the
- Any questions, call Dale Schultz, GHFM chairman, at
253-851-7397 or Laureen Lund, City of Gig Harbor, at 253-853-3554
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