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The Great Chili Cook-Off and Taste of Nuevo Vallarta Fundraiser

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Vallarta Yacht Club
December 1, 2015



Started in December, 2000, the Great Chili Cook-off began as a way to get cruisers "cooking for a cause" - the event drew chili cookers from all over Banderas Bay to offer their best chili, often with themes such as "Ugly Betty" and "Cowboy Chili."

Every year since then, the Cook-off continues to be one of the most popular events in the Banderas Bay area, often generating thousands of dollars for local charities.
 
Originally, the Great Chili Cook-off was held in the parking lot of the Vallarta Yacht Club, the organizer of the event. Two years ago the event was moved to the Marina Nuevo Vallarta Malecon, and was changed to also showcase the excellent restaurants in the area
 
This year the Vallarta Yacht Club is proud host of the 2nd Annual Taste of Nuevo and 14th Annual Great Chili Cook-off on Saturday, December 5th at the Marina Nuevo Vallarta Malecon, 4:00 - 8:00 pm.

The Chili Cook-off is an invitation for commercial and non-commercial teams (including non-profit organizations) as well as local restaurants to challenge each other to create the most popular chili.  Two separate winners are announced the night of the event in December.
 
The Taste of Nuevo is an event for participating restaurants from all over Riviera Nayarit area to sample their best dish for attendees.
 
Some restaurants choose to offer samples of both their best chili recipe and another favorite restaurant dish to the some 400 attendees. Guests purchase sampling tickets for 20 pesos which can be used for chili tasting, restaurant favorite menu item sampling or used toward the purchase price of bottled water, soft drinks, beer, wine and margaritas. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful Nuevo Vallara Malecon, seeing over 40 decorated booths of restaurants and chili cookers
 
All proceeds from the event are split between the Vallarta Yacht Club's two charities: Families at the Dump and Navy League (Toys for Tots).

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