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10th Annual Chili Cook-Off

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Some like it hot, some like it spicy, but all love it TASTY!

Join us for the 10th Annual Chili Cook-Off in Downtown Wheaton on Saturday, November 3th from 1pm to 5pm and taste 15 varieties of chili made by your favorite local restaurants. Your admission gets you UNLIMITED tastings, so come hungry! Stick around afterwards as we award the 2018 Chili Cook-Off awards at last year’s People’s Choice Winner- Muldoon’s Irish Pub at around 6:00pm

Admission: $22 for adults and $10 for children (ages 12 and under)


Tickets can also be purchased from the Downtown Wheaton Association office at 108 East Wesley Street Monday- Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm and the day of the event at Martin Memorial Plaza located on Front Street between Main and Hale.

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Chili Cook-off!

Critic’s Choice:
1st Place – The Burger Social
2nd Place – Dry City Brew Works/Steamboat BBQ
3rd Place – Gia Mia Pizza Bar

People’s Choice:
1st Place – Ivy
2nd Place – The Burger Social
3rd Place – Suzette’s Creperie

Participating Locations:

  • Arrowhead Golf Club/Wheaton Park District
  • Bricks Wood Fired Pizza
  • Choun’s
  • Dry City Brew Works/Steamboat BBQ
  • El Zarape
  • Emmet’s Brewing Co.
  • Gia Mia Pizza Bar
  • Gino’s East of Chicago
  • Ivy
  • Muldoon’s Irish Pub
  • My Half of the Sky
  • Sogno (serving until 3pm only)
  • Sushi Mono
  • Suzette’s Creperie
  • The Burger Social

New this year will be a scavenger hunt at other participating businesses. There are fun items to collect and great prizes including something spicy, something shiny and something soothing. Participants in the scavenger hunt include:

  • Frocks & Frills Vintage
  • Graham’s Fine Chocolates & Ice Cream
  • Jeans & A Cute Top Shop
  • Joy and Favored
  • Kimmer’s Ice Cream
  • Larc Jewelers
  • MOORE Toys & Gadgets
  • Suburban Music
  • The Sipping Muse
  • Wheaton Bank & Trust


November 3
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm