Soup Challenge serves up success

Staff reportsJanuary 27, 2013 

Daniel Mahoney, left, and Matthew Valentino, both line chefs at South Carolina Yacht Club, stir pots of Carolina Clam Chowder during the annual LowCountry Soup Challenge on Sunday afternoon at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. The event was hosted by Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island and all proceeds from the event will go to fund its nonprofit free health clinic.

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These soups were deemed the tastiest at the Lowcountry Soup Challenge, held Sunday at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. The event was hosted by Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island, and all proceeds will help fund its nonprofit free health clinic.

First place

Hugo's: Hilton Head Island crab and asparagus cappuccino with hazelnut broth and asiago cheese crackers

Second place

Celebrations Catering: Coyote soup with duck quesadilla

Third place

Kenny B's: Uncle Willy's "Souper Bowl" in New Orleans stew

Best presentation

Hugo's and Kenny B's

People's choice

Hugo's

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