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40th Annual Chili Cook Off

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Chili Cook Off winners 2017

The Basics:

  • Saturday September 22, 2018
  • 11:30am - 3:30pm
  • Dunphy Park
  • Music by bluegrass band Super Mule
  • Unlimited Tasting wristbands $12
  • VIPS will be selling food for those not into chili
  • Rec'ers will be selling beverages
  • Tasting starts at 12:00pm
  • Dog Friendly
  • Chefs Wanted! - Applications for chefs are open! Click here for the online application form.
  • Chef Table/Tent rentals begin on August 20th at 9:00am - call 415-289-4152 for reservations
  • Click here to download an event flyer


2017 Winners Are:

  • Best Booth
    • 1st Place: OMG!
    • 2nd Place: Buck Boys Boat Chili
    • 3rd Place: Chili Dogs
  • Judge's Choice
    • 1st Place: St. Hilary School
    • 2nd Place: Fire in the Soul
    • 3rd Place: Hottie and Nauti
    • 4th Place: Buck Boys Boat Chili
    • 5th Place: Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church
    • 6th Place: The Usual Suspects 
  • Peoples Choice:
    • 1st Place: Buck Boys Boat Chili
    • 2nd Place: Susan for Sausalito
    • 3rd Place: Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church
    • 4th Place: The Usual Suspects
    • 5th Place: Winston Churchilli
    • 6th Place: Big Dog Chili


  • Any questions about the Chili Cook Off may be directed to the City of Sausalito Recreation Department at (415) 289-4152 or
  • The offices of the Parks & Recreation Department are located at Sausalito City Hall, 420 Litho Street, Sausalito, CA, 94965