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Chili cooks sought for Festival at Mount Si contest

Spicy competition in the What
Spicy competition in the What's Cookin' Chili Cookoff returns to the Festival at Mount Si on August 12.
— image credit: Seth Truscott/Staff Photo

Be it fiery hot, just plain tasty or a whole new twist, you can test the mettle of your own chili recipe again this year.

Cooks compete for people's choice and judges awards. The top soup chef gets a $300 cash prize, trophy and bragging rights.

The event takes place on Sunday, Aug. 12. Tasting is at 1 p.m., and winners are announced at 2:15 p.m.

Cooks must put down a $35 deposit to hold their spot. The deposit is returned after the contest.

For more information on the competition, visit, or call (425) 888-8837. Rules and an entry application can be downloaded at


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