LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - The Ocean County Center for Culinary Arts, Cuisine on the Green at Atlantis will be under the creative seafood tent again this year!

Forever fresh and local, their soup will feature fresh caught fare right from Viking Village in Barnegat Light with fresh herbs right form the cuisine on the green garden.

The Ocean County center for culinary arts offers a 10-month full time culinary training program for adults.

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Students gain real world experience through the daily operation of the Cuisine on the Green Pub, restaurant and banquet facilities in Little Egg Harbor.

Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce presents the 31st Annual Chowder Cook Off Classic taking place Chowderfest Weekend October 5 & 6 at Taylor Avenue field in Beach Haven. 

For over 30 years champions have been made by attendees deciding their vote through unlimited tasting.

Cheer on Red, White and Creative restaurant competitors on Sunday October 5 along with live music, family entertainment and plenty of beverages on tap! 

10 a.m. entry for VIP and 11 a.m. for General Admission.

Tickets can purchased at or by or stopping in to the Southern Ocean County Chamber Welcome Center located at 265 W. Ninth Street in Ship Bottom. 

Make it a weekend and visit dozens of chamber members under the big tents on Saturday October 5 for free Merchant Mart with plenty of pre-chowder activities including end of season bargain shopping, live band line up and pre-chowder games and activities taking place on the Chowderfest Grounds from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.