Jan 19th, 2012Press Release from ArtsQuest, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks


DATE: Jan. 11, 2011
CONTACT: Mark Demko, 610-332-1342 or gro.tseuqstranull@okmedm

Twenty-nine area eateries are serving up savory soups to help
raise funds for ArtsQuest’s arts education programs for youth

BETHLEHEM, PA—Twenty-nine area restaurants and caterers are serving up sensational soups to help raise funds for arts education programming for young people during “Souper Bowl III,” Jan. 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. A limited number of tickets for the event, which sold out the first two years it was held, are still available. Cost is $20 for ArtsQuest Members and $25 for the public, and tickets may be purchased by visiting www.artsquest.org or calling 610-332-3378.

During the Souper Bowl, chefs from throughout the region will showcase a variety of homemade soups while competing for the title of “Souper Bowl Champ.” The public is invited to the event to enjoy all of the delicious creations, with proceeds going to support ArtsQuest’s Arts Education Programming Fund, which provides quality arts and educational programs and experiences for students from throughout the Lehigh Valley. In addition, a celebrity judging panel will sample all of the soups in an effort to determine the 2012 Souper Bowl Champ. Honors will also be given out for the best Vegetarian, Ethnic, Chowder, Cream-Based, Meat-Based and Most Original soups.


The complete list of restaurants participating in the 2012 Souper Bowl includes Aramark, Benner Street Restaurant, Billy’s Downtown Diner, Blue Sky Café, Cactus Blue Mexican Restaurant, Cathy’s Creative Catering & Café LLC, Copperhead Grille, Curious Goods at the Bake Oven Inn, DiMaio’s Restaurant, Don Pablo’s, The Farmhouse, Glasbern Inn, Goosey Gander Caterer & Deli, The Gyro Company, Hampton Winds/NCC, Hanoverville Roadhouse, Hops Fogelsvile Hotel & Hops at the Paddock, Iron Lakes Country Club, Jumbars, Looper’s Grille & Bar, Miguel’s Restaurant & Lounge, Molly’s Irish Grille, Morgan’s, Simply Smooth, Strange Brew Tavern, Thyme Restaurant & Bar, Tilted Kilt, Wegmans of Bethlehem and Zoup! of Easton.


Judges for this year’s event are Dr. Johnny Chung of Kevitch & Chung Aesthetic Surgery Associates; Denise Conlin, Senior Account Executive at Lehigh Valley Style; Chris Line, The Gourmet Guy for 100.7 WLEV and Cat Country 96; Kelly Huth, Assistant Features Editor at The Express-Times; and Chef Al Stubbmann. The event will be hosted by Mark Shepperd, afternoon host for 100.7 WLEV.

The Souper Bowl is sponsored by Kevitch & Chung Aesthetic Surgery Associates. For more information on the event, visit www.artsquest.org/soup.



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