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Hero chili cook off at the boardwalk
Bring your appetite and join the fun!
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 at 400 Beach St, Santa Cruz map

The 7th annual Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Chili cook-off is Saturday, October 22.

Why?
killer chili will be made & enjoyed in all forms -- including vegan, vegetarian, spicy, mild, beanless, and meaty varieties.

Tips tasting kits go on sale at 10 & sell out early bring water food & drink vendors at the Boardwalk will be open

Hero santa cruz clam chowder cook off
Serving up Manhattan and Boston style Chowders!
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016 at 400 Beach St, Santa Cruz map

Teams of chowder chefs come from all over the West coast to compete for the prestigious award of “Best Clam Chowder”.

Why?
You love clam chowder and are up for tasting a half-dozen or more recipes from the best chowder chefs around!

Tips bring your family eat a lite lunch before the tasting

Hero chowder cook off chef entry
It’s time to enter the Chowder Cook-off!
Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 400 Beach St, Santa Cruz map

The 35th annual Clam Chowder Cook-off is Saturday, February 20, 2016.

Why?
You'll want to enter the cook-off because you love cooking chowder and serving people. Plus, the gifts and prizes are pretty good too!

Tips choose to make a Manhattan or Boston style chowder before you register