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33rd Annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder

Cook-Off & Festival

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014

Thank you for another spectacular cook-off! Such a beautiful day! We'll see you next year for the 34th Annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off 

 

Here are the 2014 winners!!

Best Individual Manhattan

  • 1st - Scalawags (Bob Callaway, Campbell)
  • 2nd - Manhattan Madhatters (Todd Rumbaugh. Santa Cruz)
  • 3rd - Clam Halen (Brad Bishop, Santa Cruz)

 

Best Professional Manhattan

  • 1st UC Santa Cruz Dining (James Holmes, Santa Cruz)
  • 2nd Bay Area Ice Cream (J.T. Cardinalli, San Jose)
  • 3rd Pleasure Pizza Eastside Eatery (Derek Rupp, Santa Cruz)

 

Best Individual Boston

  • 1st - Silence of the Clams (Brian Edwards, Campbell)
  • 2nd - Rack of Clams (Ron Mietz, Santa Cruz)
  • 3rd - Santa Cruz Kids Chowder (Todd Rumbaugh, Santa Cruz)

 

Best Professional Boston

  • 1st - Serritella's Italian Food & Pizza (Robert Contreras, Carmichael)
  • 2nd - Team Buttery (Joaquin Ambriz, Santa Cruz)
  • 3rd - Pleasure Pizza Eastside Eatery (Derek Rupp, Santa Cruz)

 

Most Original Team

  • 1st - Clam Rock (Christopher Hirz, Gilroy)
  • 2nd - Rosie's Clam & Get It (Kitty Dixon, Soquel)
  • 3rd - Amish Paradise (Marc Sacoolas, Scotts Valley)

 

Most Tasted Overall

  • 1st - Rosie's Clam & Get it (Kitty Dixon, Soquel)
  • 2nd - Ideal Bar & Grill (Jesus Garcia, Santa Cruz)
  • 3rd - 4 Men & A Clam (Wayne Locke, Scotts Valley)

 


 

People's Choice:

Individual Manhattan:

Grandma's Clam Digger's (Janine Ponce, Aptos)


Professional Manhattan:

UC Santa Cruz Dining (James Holmes, Santa Cruz)

 

Individual Boston:

4 Men & a Clam (Wayne Locke, Scotts Valley)

 

Professional Boston:

Ideal Bar & Grill (Jesus Garcia, Santa Cruz)

City of Santa Cruz LogoThe Cook Off is an important fund-raiser for the City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department. (Last year more than $62,000.00 was raised.)

 

Check out last year's 2013 Cook-Off Event winners and Photos!

 

Sponsored by the City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Metro Newspapers, United Airlines, Xfinity, KWAV 97FM, ESPN 630AM, Dream Inn, Berkeley Farms, and Crystal Springs

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