Chili Challenge

On Saturday, September 17th, we will hold our fourth annual Chili Challenge, a festive event with local chefs rolling up their sleeves and competing for the title of “Best Chili.”

All three firehouses – Darien, Noroton and Noroton Heights – and 10 (community/neighborhood) restaurants and grocers – Abello’s Deli, Bodega Taco Bar, Darien Diner, Darien Social, Fjord Fish Market, Jimmy’s Southside Tavern, Michael Joseph’s Catering, Rory’s Restaurant, Ten Twenty Post, and Whole Foods – will create unique chili recipes and serve them to our guests and distinguished judges – Amanda Smith (of Amanda Smith Caterers), Megan Ruppenstein (of Four Forks), Rob Williamson (of Uncle’s Deli), and First Selectman Jayme Stevenson.

2016 features:

  • Dancing to live music courtesy of the Truck Stop Troubadours
  • A silent auction featuring many wonderful, valuable items and packages
  • Spirits, games and a mechanical bull to keep everyone entertained
  • Vegetarian and fish options
  • Additional culinary tastings from the Darien Cheese Shop and El Placerito Taco Truck

Please join us for the best party in Darien!!!



Saturday, September 17, 2016
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm