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Chili Cook Off
Chili Cook Off

Sun, Nov 19


St. Mary's Episcopal Church Guild Hall

Chili Cook Off

Join ECW for the great Chili Cook Off on November 19 following the 10:30 am service. You know you want to enter. Get your best chili recipe out and win the prize!

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Time & Location

Nov 19, 2023, 12:00 PM

St. Mary's Episcopal Church Guild Hall, 428 Park Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA



The great Chili Cook Off is on Sunday, November 19 following the 10:30 am service in the Guild Hall.  Attendees will be able to sample and vote for their favorite chili.  All will partake in an all-you-can-eat chili and salad lunch --  or until it is gone.  Admission is $10 for adults, and kids eat free!  Beverages - soft drinks, wine and beer - $5.  

Prizes are offered for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.  $10 entrance fee for contestants, includes lunch. Contestants must register separately.   Please contact event coodinator Pat August at in advance  to advise that your hat is in the ring, and  so there will be room for you on the chef's table.  Bring your chili to the Guildhall by 10 am to set up and fill tasting cups.  Make enough for about 40 tasting cups plus more for serving bowls to hungry people. A crock pot is recommended to keep it warm.   No one turned away.  The more competitors, the more chili for all!   

All -- it helps us plan if you sign up in advance and pay online.  

This event is the final event for ECW's fundraising season for 2023.  Proceeds go to support worthy charities in our community and abroad.


  • Chili chef/incl lunch and bev.

    You know you want to enter. Contestants register separately from tasters, and must contact Pat August at to advise you are entering and get instructions. Bring your chili to the Guildhall by 10 am. Crock pot recommended. Bring extension cord. Includes all you can eat lunch and a free beverage. No one turned away.

    +$0.25 service fee
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  • Adult/taster

    Taste and vote for your favorite chili. Eat as much chili and salad as you'd like! -- or until it is gone!

    +$0.25 service fee
    Sale ended
  • Kids

    Kids are free. They can share their parent's tasting cups of they want to vote. Ask for a ballot.

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  • Soft drinks, water

    Beverages include assortment of soft drinks and water

    +$0.05 service fee
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  • Beer and Wine

    Assortment of beer and wine.

    +$0.13 service fee
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