Space Coast Food Festival featuring the 35th Annual Chowder Cook-Off<- back
When: This event occurs the first week in February. Where: This event takes place in Port Canaveral.
Time: Connoisseur admission begins at 5 PM. General admission begins at 6 PM.
Cost: Connoisseur admission – $75, V.I.P. admission – $40 in advance, $45 at the door. General admission – $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
Space Coast Food Festival is featuring the 36th Annual Chowder Cook-Off hosted by the Convention and Visitors Bureau. This is an excellent opportunity to sample foods from local restaurants and support the tourism community.
2019 Space Coast Food Festival – 34th Annual Chowder Cook-off Winners
Judge’s Choice Chowder
1st – Hilton Cocoa Beach – Lobster Chowder Bisque
2nd – Grills/Port Canaveral – New England Clam Chowder
3rd – Rising Tide tap and table – ‘Chowda’
Judge’s Choice Twist
1st – Grills/Port Canaveral – Tahitian Tuna Poke
2nd – Hilton Cocoa Beach – Pork Belly & Pistachio Chocolate Foam
3rd – Rising Tide tap and table – Tequila Ceviche
People’s Choice Chowder
1st – Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
2nd – Grills / Port Canaveral
3rd – Coaster’s Taphouse
People’s Choice Twist
1st – Coaster’s Taphouse
2nd – Hilton Cocoa Beach
3rd – Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Best Decorated Restaurant – Wild Ocean Seafood Market
Best Decorated Tabletop Vendor – GI Tax