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8th Annual Winterloo Chili Cook-off
and First-Ever Mac ‘N Cheese Challenge


Thank you for making the 8th annual Chili Cook-off and First Ever Mac ‘N Cheese Challenge a huge success!

Together we raised over $1,800 for Friends of We Care!

Congratulations to Peoples’ Choice winners Beertown (chili) and Harmony Lunch (mac ‘n cheese) and Judges’ Choice winners Abe Erb (chili) and NUDL Artisan Pasta (mac ‘n cheese)! 

Thank you to all other competitors: Copper Branch, Little Mushroom Catering, Lou DawgsPure Juice Bar + Kitchen and Stark & Perri and hosts Abe Erb and Stark & Perri. 

Thank you also to judges Andrew Coppolino (Waterloo Region Eats), Angie Hill (99.5 K-FUN), Carlos Benevides (91.5 The Beat), Dana Shortt (Dana Shortt Gourmet), Mayor Dave Jaworsky.


Check back on this page soon for information about next year’s event! 


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