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Chili Fest

Chili Chefs 2024

  • Angus McDonald/Gary Sharpe & Associates
  • Cloud Nine Soup Cafe and Catering
  • Commonwealth Senior Living
  • Cuckoo's Nest
  • Gladeview Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center
  • Grossman Chevrolet Nissan & Pursuit of Pastry
  • Little Pub
  • MarineMax Westbrook
  • Masonicare at Chester Village
  • North Cove Construction & Walt's Market
  • Old Saybrook Democratic Town Committee
  • Old Saybrook Lions Club
  • Old Saybrook Rotary
  • Paperback Café
  • Penny Lane Pub
  • Red House
  • St. John Church
  • Saybrook Point Resort & Marina
  • The Estuary
  • The Monkey Farm Café
  • Water's Edge Resort & Spa

SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2024 | 12 - 3PM

The 27th Annual Old Saybrook Chili fest takes place along Main Street, Old Saybrook. Twenty five chefs will compete for the title of "Best Chili," as determined by you, the voting public.

Tasting Ballots are sold at the Chamber office (1 Main Street) and at ballot stations along Main Street. Each ballot allows purchaser to sample all chilis. Mark your ballot with your top choice and return the ballot to a ballot station. A total of 10 chilis must be tasted for a ballot to be counted in the vote.

Proceeds support the Chamber's C. Wilfred Hunter Memorial Scholarship for graduating high school seniors attending post-secondary school. In addition, the top three winners earn a donation to their designated charity. Click the button below to register as a chef and to sponsor this event!


Ballots are $15 each. Presale will begin Monday, February 26 online and in person at the Chamber Office, 1 Main Street, OS. If purchased online, you may pick up your ballot and spoon day of event at The Chamber Office. Ballots will also be sold during event at the Chamber Office and along Main Street at stations.


Support the Chamber and cleanse your palates! Purchase a Chili Fest water bottle online or in person at the Chamber Office. On sale now and day of event!

2024 Chili Fest
Thank you 2024 Sponsors!

Congratulations 2023 Chili Fest Winners


Charity: Shoreline Soup Kitchen & Pantries

2nd Place  #3 FRESH SALT
Charity: Old Saybrook Youth & Family Services

Charity: SARAH, Inc.


Spirit of Chili Fest Award: #11 GROSSMAN/PURSUIT OF PASTRY

2023 Highlights