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A Fierce Competition to Win Over Your Taste Buds and End Hunger


The 22nd annual Souper Bowl, a benefit event for The Food Depot, Northern New Mexico’s food bank, will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 12:00 to 2:30 PM at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Your vote will decide which of our community’s finest restaurants has the best soups in Santa Fe! Guests will thrill in the competition, grab some coffee and desserts as they determine their favorite soups, and have an opportunity to purchase a cookbook featuring soup recipes from Santa Fe’s finest chefs!

Restaurants will compete in one the following categories – Best Cream Soup, Best Savory Soup, Best Seafood Soup, Best Vegetarian Soup – with all restaurants competing for the Best Soup.

In addition to participating in the soup competition, attendees will have opportunities purchase cookbooks filled with recipes from area chefs. All proceeds from the event go directly to feeding hungry Northern New Mexicans.

Purchase tickets in advance:

at the Lensic Box Office–211 W. San Francisco St.

by phone through the Lensic Box Office–505-988-1234

Online: Click Here!

$30 for adults, $10 for children ages 6 to 12 years,
children ages 5 years and younger are free.

Interested in being a sponsor? Email Jill Gentry.

Who Is Competing in 2016?

Restaurant Name Soup Category
Izanami at Ten Thousand Waves Cream
La Plazuela at La Fonda Cream
Loyal Hound Cream
Old House Restaurant at Eldorado Hotel and Spa Cream
Rio Chama Steakhouse Cream
Rooftop Pizzeria Cream
Turquoise Trail Bar & Grill at Buffalo Thunder Resort Cream
Café Pasquals Restaurant Savory
Dinner for Two Savory
Joseph’s Culinary Pub Savory
Luminaria Savory
Terra Restaurant at the Four Season Rancho Encantado Savory
The Club at Las Campanas Hacienda Dining Room Savory
The Pantry Restaurant Savory
Tortilla Flats Savory
Anasazi Restaurant Seafood
Bon Appetit at IAIA Seafood
Derailed at the Santa Fe Sage Inn Seafood
Del Charro/Inn of the Governors Seafood
El Milagro Seafood
L’Olivier Seafood
Sweetwater Harvest Kitchen Seafood
The Guesthouse at the Santa Fe Culinary Academy Seafood
Bon Appetit @ Santa Fe University of Art and Design Vegetarian
Flying Tortilla Vegetarian
Kingston Residence of Santa Fe Vegetarian
La Boca Vegetarian
Paper Dosa Vegetarian
Santa Fe Bar and Grill Vegetarian
Taberna Vegetarian

A special thank you to our sponsors

Congratulations to the 2015 Winners!

The people have spoken — Dinner For Two has earned the title of Santa Fe's Best Soup at the 2015 Souper Bowl.

More than 1,000 people sampled soups from 29 restaurants at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center on Saturday, January 17, 2015. All proceeds from the 21st annual event went directly to feeding hungry Northern New Mexicans.

“We are overwhelmed by the generosity of the Santa Fe community,” said Sherry Hooper, executive director for The Food Depot. “The restaurants and sponsors have helped The Food Depot sustain this event for 21 years.”

In addition to the top prize, four area restaurants took home top honors for soups in the following categories:

Best Cream: Terra Restaurant at The Four Seasons Rancho Encantado

Best Seafood: The Pantry

Best Vegetarian: Bon Appetit at Santa Fe University of Art and Design

Best Savory: Dinner For Two

“This event has a huge impact on what we are able to do,” said Jill Gentry, director of development for The Food Depot. “The funds from this event help provide approximately a quarter of a million meals for hungry Northern New Mexicans.”

A HUGE Thank You to All 2015 Participating Restaurants

Last Year’s Participating Restaurants (Souper Bowl 2015)

Blue Corn Brewery, Dr. Field Goods Kitchen, Jinja Bar & Bistro Santa Fe, La Plazuela at La Fonda, Luminaria Restaurant and Patio, Santacafe, Terra Restaurant at The Four Seasons Rancho Encantado, Dinner for Two, El Milagro New Mexican Restaurant, Loyal Hound, Old House at Eldorado Hotel Spa, Rio Chama Steakhouse

Rooftop Pizzeria, Turquoise Trail Bar & Grill at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino, Kingston Residence of Santa Fe, Sweetwater Harvest Kitchen, Terra Cotta Wine Bistro, The Bistro at Santa Fe Courtyard by Marriott, The Guesthouse at the Santa Fe Culinary Academy

The Pantry Restaurant, Alameda Café, Back Road Pizza, Bon Appetit at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Bon Appetit Café at IAIA, Café Pasqual’s, Joseph’s Culinary Pub, L’Olivier, Zia Diner, Swiss Bistro & Bakery

Our Amazing Supporting Sponsors (Souper Bowl 2015)

Beaver Toyota of Santa Fe

Hutton Broadcasting, KSFR 101.1FM Santa Fe Public Radio, Los Alamos National Bank, Coca-Cola Bottling Company Santa Fe

Premiere Distributing Co., City of Santa Fe, The Framing Company, The Santa Fe New Mexican

Alphagraphics, Flow Science, The Framing Company, 5 Stars Burgers, Good Water Company

Raymond James and Associates, Hal Burns Truck & Equipment Services, Olive Garden, App Wizards, Pronto Signs, Walmart, Santa Fe Monthly, Starbucks, Tumbleweeds Newspaper for Santa Fe Families

Denman and Associates, Century Bank, Great Ideas!, Flow Science, Del Norte Credit Union, Bellas Artes, SignPlex

Bar “C” Metal Roofing Suppliers Inc., Master Tech Auto Repair, Elevate Media, Fitness Plus, Wilson Transfer and Storage, Guadalupe Credit Union, New Mexico Mutual