It may be frigid outside but Winter heated up today in Newport as area restaurants, caterers, the U.S. Coast Guard and Newport Fire Department competed today at the Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel to see who had the best chili in town at the 21st Annual Samuel Adams Chili Cook-Off!

This Years Top Winners Were:

  • 1st Place: Newport RI Fire Department
  • 2nd Place: Scratch Kitchen & Catering
  • 3rd Place: The Wharf Pub Newport

Those Participating In The Chili Cook Off Included:

1) Diego’s Newport
2) Five33 Lounge @ The Hyatt
3) Newport Fire Department
4) The Wharf Pub Newport
5) Lorusso’s Cafe
6) USCG Station Castle Hill
7) CRU Cafe Newport
8) SaltWater
9) Scratch Kitchen & Catering
10) Queen Anne’s Restaurant and Catering

The 28th Annual Newport Winter Festival takes place from February 12 – 21, 2016: Featuring over 150 events, the Festival offers a unique winter experience combining food, festivities, music, and fun for all ages. www.newportwinterfestival.com

Ryan M. Belmore

Ryan M. Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.

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