The 6th Annual Hunterdon County Rotary Soup Cook-Off, held on February 25, 2013, was the most successful in the event’s history.  Twenty restaurants competed, more than 800 attendees sampled and voted for the County’s best soup, and more than $10,000 was raised and donated directly to the County’s five food pantries.

Judges Pick:  Matt’s Red Rooster Grill for their Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, Potato and Corn Chowder.

 1st Place (Popular Vote):  Mountain View Chalet for their Italian Wedding Soup.

 2nd Place (Tie for Popular Vote):  Hunterdon Medical Center for their Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup.

 2nd Place (Tie for Popular Vote):  Ye Olde Sub Base for their Beer Cheese Soup.

 3rd Place (Popular Vote):  55 Main for their Crab Chowder.

 Best Table Presentation:  Hunterdon Medical Center

2013 Soup Cookoff – Photo Album

2013 Participating Restaurants
Mountain View Chalet  Italian Wedding Soup
Teaberry’s Tea Room  Chicken Artichoke and Brie Soup
DiSh Catering  Roasted Poblano Bisque with Chicken
Hunterdon Medical Center  Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup
55 Main  Crab Chowder
Matt’s Red Rooster Grill  Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, Potato and Corn Chowder
Inn of the Hawk  Stuffed Pepper Soup
River Blue Cafe  Country Ham and Three Bean Soup
Milford Oyster House  Vegetable Beef Soup
Theresa’s Cafe  Tomato Basil with Grilled Cheese Croutons
Ye Olde Sub Base  Beer Cheese Soup
Basil Bandwagon  Coconut Red Lentil Soup
Max’s 31, a Trattoria  Pasta Fagioli
Metropolitan Seafood & Gourmet  New England Clam Chowder
The Pattenburg House  Tuscan Potato Soup
Garden Gourmet  Ultimate Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons
Chive and Thyme Catering  Chicken Pot Pie Soup
Jakes Restaurant  Seafood Gumbo
Panatieri’s Pizza & Pasta  Zuppa Di Mare
Caffe Galleria Restaurant  Chicken Chowder