Who makes the best chowder?

A Mano’s chef Tom Schaudel accepts the trophy for Best in Show
from chef John Ross as judge Paula Crouteau looks on at the
2010 Maritime Festival on Sunday.

Townsend Manor’s chef Ian Crowley was the People’s Choice for the best chowder cook.

Best in Show winner was A Mano’s chef Tom Schaudel chosen by a panel of judges that included chef John Ross, Paula Crouteau, owner of The Farmhouse Kitchen in Southold; Albie de Kerillis, a graduate of the Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute of Paris; Charis Smith, founder of CMS Architecture & Design, PC in New York, a firm specializing in hospitality and restaurant design; Mary Morgan, an early founder of the East End Chapter of Slow Food; and Tom Scalia from Century 21 Albertson Realty in Greenport, the contest sponsor.

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