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Seneca Chowder Cook-Off

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

11 AM – 5 PM |  2nd Annual Seneca Cook-Off
Along the East Side of Seneca Lake
🏆 The Ultimate Chowder Showdown
Join us as six East Side of Seneca Lake establishments vie for the Seneca Cook-Off trophy. Solera Taphouse, J.R. Dill, Hector Wine Company, Hazlitt 1852, Lucky Hare Brewing, and Bagley’s Poplar Ridge Vineyards will compete for the best chowder, and you will be the judge!
🎟️ Tickets
• $45 (+ fees) per person
• A generous sample of chowder at every location.
• A standard tasting of wine or beer at every location.
• Must be purchased in advance.
• Groups of 6 or less are welcome.
• Please note some chowders may include seafood.
• 21 and over to attend.
🗳️ How it Works
• Enjoy the day visiting the participating wineries, breweries, and taphouses.
• Taste, savor and deliberate.
• Cast your vote for the best chowder at your final winery.
📩 Ticket Pickup and Details
After purchasing tickets, keep an eye on your inbox. A few days before the event you’ll receive an email with your starting location.
We understand that most visitors would like to start at the furthest north or south location, but we need to spread out the visitor flow, and ask that you start where designated.
If you purchase tickets with friends please contact Bagley’s, and they will assign you to the same starting location.
📜 Chowder Offerings
Solera Taphouse – TBD
J.R. Dill – Chicken Corn Chowder
Hector Wine Company – Hearty Manhattan Clam Chowder
Hazlitt 1852 – TBD
Lucky Hare Brewing / Babe’s Burgers – Bacon Cheeseburger Chowder
Bagley’s – Cajun Shrimp Chowder


January 27
11:00 am - 5:00 pm