On Feb 19th, Niagara Falls and St. Catherines are at a showdown to stir up the hottest chili to see who really has the beef. The event is this Friday from 11am-2pm, the winners at this event will move to St. Catherines for its downtown chili cook-off at Market Square. “Niagara Falls is a worthy opponent.” Mayor Ted Salci and Mayor Brian McMullan will also be one of the judges, judging while blindfolded. Last year, more than $3600 was raised for Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold.
Tickets are $10, including sampling and water, and ballot vote for people’s choice award.
Last year’s chili winners:
Texas chili, Carlos’ Cantina
Meat with beans, St. Catharines Fire Services
People’s choice, Niagara Regional Police, District 1
Judges’ choice, The Red Hot Chili Pepper