Hundreds of chowder lovers came out to taste some of the area's best at Chowder Fest at the Montecito Country Club.
The fourth annual festival featured a variety of the soup from classic clam chowder, crawfish chowder to cold corn chowder.
To wash it all down, people were able to get a glass of local beer or wine.
The Chowder Fest benefits the Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County.
Legal Aid provides legal services to low-income residents or seniors to ensure they have access to the civil justice system.
Overall Champion: Chuck's Waterfront Grill
Judge's Choice: Chuck's Waterfront Grill
People's Choice: La Cumbre Country Club
Creative Winner: Lazy Acres