Sunday, October 23, 2011

Super Turnout For Smith Street's Second Soup Festival

Smith Street was busy on Saturday, during the 2nd Annual Soup Festival
Event Organizer Bette Stoltz of South Brooklyn Local Development Corp. with one of the students from Careers Through Culinary Arts Program
Ariane Gaguin of D'Artagnan, Diana DiMeo of Bootleg Farms, local food professional Linda La Violette, Chris Schonberger of Time Out NY
The four celebrity event judges tasting one of the entries before deciding who will get the gold, silver, and bronze ladle prizes.
Two satisfied customers

Long Soup Lines On Smith

Hope you had a chance to take advantage of this Saturday's Second Annual Smith Street Soup Festival. It was a blast and the perfect activity on a beautiful autumn day.

The event is based on a simple idea: buy tickets which allow you to sample the specially prepared soup of some of Restaurant Row's favorite eateries like Seersucker, from Provence en Boite to Chestnut , Raga, Bombay Dream , and Sue Perette.

The various soup entries competed for gold, silver and bronze Ladles, which were handed out by four judges.(see list of winners below)

Some of the proceeds for the event will be shared with High School For International Studies to support the wonderful high school's culinary arts program.

Which one was your favorite soup?


In the Meat/Poultry based Category

Gold - Lunetta - for their Italian Wedding Soup
Silver - Jolie Cantina - for their Pasole - a Mexican Classic Pork, Hominy, Guajillo Chili and Thyme Soup
Bronze - Etons - for the Spicy Pulled Pork Noodle Soup

In the Fish/Seafood based Category

Gold - Verde - Lobster Bisque
Silver - Provence en Boite - Soup de Poissons
Bronze - Bar Tabac - Lobster Bisque

In the Vegetable based Category
Gold - Zaytoons - Red Lentil Soup
Silver - Smith Canteen - Cayuga & Kidney Bean & Butternut Squash Soup
Bronze - The Jakewalk - Kabocha Squash Soup of Japan

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sue perette, chestnut with veal stock was the best.