Fit City Valparaiso Announces Healthy Soup Competition 2009 Winner

By: Valpo Parks Last Updated: October 7, 2009

Fit City Valparaiso held the 3rd annual Healthy Soup Competition at Butterfield Pavilion on October 6th.  Local restaurants were challenged to create a healthy soup that tasted great.  Public was invited to sample each soup and then vote for their favorite.  Participating restaurants included: Bistro 157, Bon Femme, Dish, Don Quijote, Paparazzi, Pikk’s Tavern, Pines Village Catering, and Strongbow Inn.  The winning soup was a Tuscan White Bean Vegetable prepared by Bistro 157.

Pictured above are Bistro 157 chefs Nicole Bissonnette and Barry Smith.

If you would like to know more about Fit City Initiatives, please contact the Valparaiso Department of Parks and Rec at 219-462-5144 or