Bothell ChiliFest winners for 2012

ChiliFest patrons make their way around from table-to-table during the sixth annual event.  - contributed photo
ChiliFest patrons make their way around from table-to-table during the sixth annual event.
— image credit: contributed photo

The sixth annual ChiliFest was held Oct. 11 at the Evergreen Washelli in downtown Bothell. The event played host to hundreds of tasters and 15 participating businesses. The event was organized by the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce and raised food donations and money for Hopelink.

Those attending the event selected Maxx Salon and Spa for its People’s Choice Award. The business presented its “Chili Today, Hot Tamale.” Maxx Salon and Spa received a necklace from Olson Design Jewelers for winning. The salon and spa also won the award for Best Marketing of a Business.

The Judge’s Choice Award went to Kenmore Self Storage for its “Witches’ Brew.” The Mr. Meaty Award was given to SheriO Ink and Toner for “Blazen Buffalo Heat,” while BODYWISE Bodywork won the Green Bean Award for “The Dawn of Chili Delicioso.”

Hugg and Associates PLLC won the award for “The Burn Spoon” for “It’s Chili Outside.”

Host Evergreen Washelli of Bothell took home the award for Best Theme for “Sweet Stuff Chili.”

Other businesses competing this year were Abilities Unlimited NW, All About Care, Bastyr University, BECU, The Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, Bothell Physical Therapy, Ceremony Masters Ltd., Corpore Sano Physical Therapy, HR Kinections and OlsonDesign Jewelers.


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