St. Augustine Shrine Club hosts Chowder Challenge for Children


The St. Augustine Shrine Club hosted the Chowder Challenge for Children on Sunday, Feb. 24, at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. 

With proceeds benefiting the Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa, the event featured a contest including the following categories: Minorcan Clam Chowder, Minorcan Conch Chowder, New England Clam Chowder, Seafood Chowder and People’s Choice. More than 20 restaurants participated in the event, with judges selecting winners in each category. 

The winners were as follows: 

Minorcan Clam:

First – Purple Olive

Second – Sunset Grille

Third – Kyle’s Seafood

Minorcan Conch:

First – Kyle’s Seafood

Second – Creekside Dinery

Third – Sunset Grille

New England Clam:

First – Kyle’s Seafood

Second – Sunset Grille

Third – Saltwater Cowboys


First – Pizzalley’s Chianti Room

Second – The Reef

Third – Purple Olive

People’s Choice:

Kyle’s Seafood

Photos courtesy of Garret Wolf

All winners of the St. Augustine Shrine Club Chowder Challenge gather following the event at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Feb. 24. 


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