Warm Up Your Winter with a ‘Souper’ Culinary Event at SteelStacks Jan. 26


ArtsQuest’s Popular Souper Bowl Fundraiser Returns for 10th Year with Record Number of Restaurants

Celebrating its tasty 10th year, ArtsQuest’s Souper Bowl, a delicious fundraiser benefiting the nonprofit’s Arts Education Fund, returns to the Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling Jan. 26 with a record number of restaurants. Tickets for the popular event are on sale now at and 610-332-3378. General admission tickets are $34 for ArtsQuest Members and $39 for the public. VIP tickets, which include early entrance to the event for the first chance to taste the soups and meet the chefs, are $55 for ArtsQuest Members and $60 for the public.

The Souper Bowl starts at 11 a.m. with its VIP Hour, followed by the public session from noon-3 p.m. During the afternoon, attendees can taste all the delicious soups presented by 24 restaurants and caterers from throughout the region.

After sampling, guests can then vote for their favorites, with the winning restaurant named the Souper Bowl Champion! In addition, a panel of judges will sample all the soups and award the best entries in six different categories including Vegetarian, Seafood-based, Cream-based, Meat-based, Ethnic and Most Original.

The afternoon also features live entertainment from Hot Club of Philadelphia and a raffle that includes prizes donated by the participating restaurants.

The complete list of restaurants and caterers for the 2019 Souper Bowl are:

Bethlehem AVTS – Culinary Arts, Bethlehem
Café the Lodge, Bethlehem
Cathy’s Creative Catering and Café, Catasauqua
Copperhead Grille, Bethlehem
Estelle’s Catering, Northampton
Fegley’s Bethlehem Brew Works, Bethlehem
Forks Mediterranean Deli, Easton
Hops Fogelsville Hotel, Fogelsville
Hops at The Paddock, Allentown
Iron Lakes Country Club, Allentown
Joe’s Tavern, Bethlehem
Johnny’s Bagels and Deli, Bethlehem
Mainland Grille, Harleysville
McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub, Bethlehem
Mill Creek Pizza, Allentown
Molly’s Irish Grille and Sports Pub, Bethlehem
Social Still, Bethlehem
Southside 313 Bar & Grille, Bethlehem
Spinnerstown Hotel, Quakertown
Steel Club, Hellertown
STRUT Catering Company, Allentown
The Bayou, Bethlehem
The View at Morgan Hill, Easton
Volpe’s Sports Bar, Emmaus

Proceeds from the Souper Bowl support ArtsQuest’s art and education programs for area students. Since the first Souper Bowl, more than $120,000 has been raised from the event to support local arts programming.