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Chili for Charity in Winter Park

The Rotary Club of Winter Park is doing its 3rd annual Chili for Charity event Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 5:30-8:00pm at the Winter Park Farmers’ Market (200 W. New England Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789). 12+ local restaurants and caterers, live entertainment by The Papa Jack Express and a live auction make up the event. Tickets are available online for $25 each or $225 for ten in advance or $30 at the door.

Net event proceeds will benefit the Rotary Club of Winter Park Foundation, which provides grants to more than 30 local charities each year. Over the last 20 years the club has donated more than $685,000 to charities serving the Winter Park community.

Local restaurants and caterers will compete for the coveted Peoples' Choice award and have their dishes evaluated by a select panel of judges, including:
  • Ted Edwards, Orange County Commissioner, District 5
  • Emily Ellyn, Food Network's Retro Rad Diva
  • Katie Farmand, Editor, Edible Orlando
  • Rona Gindin, Dining Editor, Orlando Life/ Winter Park Magazines and Zagat
  • Steve Leary, Commissioner, City of Winter Park
Participants: 
  • B & B Junction
  • Bistro on Park Avenue
  • Citizens Bank of Florida
  • John & Shirley’s Catering
  • Marlow’s Tavern
  • Miller’s Ale House
  • George Paul (formerly of Tiffany on Park)
  • Sodexo at Rollins College
  • Sonny’s BBQ
  • The Meat House
  • Title Boxing Club- Winter Park
  • Tolla’s Italian Deli & CafĂ©
  • Whole Foods Market Winter Park
  • Winter Park Day Nursery