EVENT DETAILS

Join the Live Like Roo Foundation and Emporium Arcade Bar in celebrating the end of winter with one last pot of chili!

Get your chef game on with a crock of your best meat or vegan chili. Contest entry fee is a $30 donation to Live Like Roo. All entries will be voted on by special guest judges (see below) and event attendees to win varying prizes!

For a $15 donation to LLRF, get a taster ticket to eat and vote on the chili entries. To enter your chili or get a taster ticket in advance pay entry / taster fee on Guestlist. ONLY Taster tickets will be available at the door. You MUST enter your chili on Guestlist in advance of the event. Live Like Roo will provide a toppings bar and cornbread.

GRAND Prize for meat and vegan entries will win $100 CASH each plus a LLRF apron.

Runner-up will receive a Chicago night out package including a $50 gift card to Shaw’s Crab House as well as a LLRF apron.

The chili awarded crowd favorite (voted on by you, the tasters!) will win 1 Southwest Airline voucher good up to $200 and a LLRF apron.

SPECIAL GUEST JUDGES:
~ Chef Andrew Brochu of Brochu’s (Opening Soon!)
~ Chef Anna Posey of Elske, Jean Banchet Chef of the Year
~ Chef Joe Flamm formerly of Spiaggia, Top Chef Season 15 Champion

SPECIAL GUEST HOST:
~ Kelly Crull of NBC Sports Chicago

100% of proceeds go to helping animals with cancer.

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