Donegal Chowder Cook Off at Hooked Festival

Date: Saturday 7th of September from 2-4pm

A celebration of the maritime heritage of Killybegs the Hooked Maritime Festival plays host to the annual Donegal Chowder Cook Off,  a platform where Donegal chefs come together to compete for the title of Donegal Chowder Champion.

Visitors to this event are guaranteed a feast for the senses with Donegal’s reputation for chowder continually reaching new heights.

The victorious chef will represent Donegal at the All Ireland Cook Off in Kinsale in 2020.

Donegal Chowder Champion 2019 Mairead Anderson of Killybegs Seafood Shack returned to Donegal as All-Ireland Chowder Champion in April, a coveted title in the culinary Irish scene.

Host: Killybegs Community Council
Location: Killybegs, LYIT Tourism College

If you have a food business in Donegal and would like to participate in the Chowder Cook-Off please email:

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