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7th Annual Winterloo Chili Cook-off

A big thank you to all participants, guests, judges and volunteers of the 7th annual Winterloo Chili Cook-off!

You helped us raise $790 for the Heart & Stroke Foundation!

Congratulations to People’s Choice Winner, Little Mushroom Catering, and Judges’ Choice Winner, Beertown!

Thank you also to our judges – Andrew Coppolino from Waterloo Region Eats, Carlos Benevides from 91.5 The Beat, UpTown Councillor Melissa Durrell and Mayor Dave Jaworsky – and host, Chainsaw.

Check back on this page in 2019 for information about the next Chili Cook-off and for just $5 per person*, sample and vote on your favourite chili from local eateries.

*Children 10 years of age and younger are free.


Have a restaurant that’s interested in participating? Contact us! 


For more information about the Winterloo Festival, visit