Donegal Chowder Cook Off at Hooked Festival

Saturday 1st September 2018

As part of the Hooked Maritime Festival in Killybegs, the Donegal Chowder Cook-off will see the best of Donegal chefs come together to compete for the title of 2018 Donegal Chowder Champion. Visitors to this event are guaranteed a feast for the senses as they sample the range of chowders and cast their vote for the best. The winner will go to the All Ireland Cook-Off in Kinsale in 2019.

The Chowder competition and Festival is free to attend.

As well as the chowder competition, there will also be seafood cooking demos, filleting masterclasses and a Seafood Tucker Trial!

The Hooked Festival takes place at the School of Tourism, LYIT  Shore Road, Killybegs, Co. Donegal.

For more information on the Hooked Festival visit


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

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