The American Legion and Nacho Daddy’s won bragging rights by sharing the top prizes at the 5th Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off at beautiful El Rio BBQ.
Legion Post 14, sponsors of the fund-raising event, placed first in the Popular Vote while Nacho Dady’s won in the Professional Judges category.
A record turnout of chili and music lovers enjoyed recipes by 18 local restaurants and chefs, along with non-stop musical entertainment by Mikki Prost, The Bones, Dave Whitty and the Texas Embassy Blues Band, featuring vocalist Sean Moore.
Proceeds from the event distributed through the Foundation Punta de Mita benefit the Banderas Bay Women’s Shelter, DIF New Life Home for at-risk boys, Torpedos American Football and the Vista Hermosa playground. Total taken in: 125,000 pesos.
In addition, PV Cupcakes donated 3,800 pesos from the event to charities. In addition, PV Cupcakes donated 3,800 pesos from the event to charities.
Thanks also goes out to the PV municipality, DIF and the local Transito office for assistance on highway banners announcing the Cook-Off.