SEP. 27 2015

12-3 pm

at the Williston
Village Green
Williston Community Food Shelf


Adults $10
Children 6-12 $5
under 6 free

Price of admission
includes ticket for
door prizes!
Bring a non-perishable
food item and receive a
dollar off admission

The 2015 Williston Chowder Challenge is a friendly competition to let the public and culinary experts pick their favorite chowder. Chowder Masters get bragging rights, publicity, and exposure! Prizes will be awarded in two categories: Peoples’ Choice and Best Display.

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The Williston Chowder Challenge will benefit the Williston Community Food Shelf and the Williston Police Officers’ Association.

The Williston Community Food Shelf is a non-profit organization that serves residents of Williston, St. George, Richmond, and Essex. Over the past year the Williston Community Food Shelf has seen an increase in the number of families coming in for food, with an average of 301 family visits representing an average of 851 individuals a month. This is an overall average of a 10% increase. The numbers of seniors and children being served is also rising, with averages of 117 and 255 respectively served each month

The Williston Police Officers’ Association is a non-profit organization that uses monies to make annual donations to The American Cancer Society, The Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run, and the Williston Respite House. The Association also provides its members with gifts for special events such as births or in times of mourning or health/medical issues. These gifts include teddy bears, flowers, cards, fruit baskets and monetary donations to help curb the costs associated with extensive medical issues.

Door Prizes

  • Ramunto's Pizza: $50 gift card
  • Ramunto's Pizza: $25 gift card
  • Aubuchon Hardware: gift card
  • Fleet Feet: gift card
  • Cody's Irish Pub: gift card

2014 Winners


  • 1st Place- On Tap Bar and Grill
  • 2nd Place- Windjammer Restaurant
  • 3rd Place- Bevo restaurant and catering


  • 1st Place- Natural Provisions
  • 2nd Place- Gullivers Doggie Daycare
  • 3rd Place- Sugar Snap

Best Display

Williston Fire Department

Winner- Municipal Throwdown

Williston Police Officers' Association

2013 Winners


People's Choice

  • 1st: On Tap Bar and Grill
  • 2nd: Chef's Corner
  • 3rd: The Windjammer

Judge's Choice

  • 1st: Three Tomatoes
  • 2nd: Chef's Corners
  • 3rd: The Windjammer


People's Choice

  • 1st: Hinesburg Public House
  • 2nd: Clark's Sunoco
  • 3rd: Williston Town Clerk's Office

Judge's Choice

  • 1st: Hinesburg Public House
  • 2nd: Clark's Sunoco
  • 3rd: Williston Town Clerk's Office




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