6th Annual Chili Tour

Published by St. Joseph Today

Friday 26th of January 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

St. Joseph, MI

2018-01-26 17:00:00 2018-01-26 20:00:00 America/Detroit 6th Annual Chili Tour Warm up with us on the last Friday of January (Jan. 26) as downtown St. Joe hosts a Chili Tour from 5-8 p.m. Presented by Hilton Garden Inn. St. Joseph, MI St. Joseph Today

Warm up with us on the last Friday of January (Jan. 26) as downtown St. Joe hosts a Chili Tour presented by the Hilton Garden Inn! Participating locations or "Chili Stops" will play host as you have the opportunity to try their best recipes. 

Get started at the Welcome Center! Day of registration and Chili Tour Map pick-up available on January 26 from 9am-8pm. It costs $2 per participant (includes a Chili Tour Map). A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Benton Harbor Soup Kitchen.

A judged portion of this event will give participating locations a chance to showcase their chili in front of a panel of judges from the Southwest Michigan culinary scene. The winning location will host the Chili Pepper trophy for the remainder of the year until the next tour - always the last Friday in January. 

Cheyenne Galbraith, Executive Chef at the Bistro on the Boulevard
Chris Woodruff, Hospitality Management Program Chair & Faculty
Justin Schaul, Co-Owner of Watermark Brewing Company

Participants vote for their FAVORITE chili recipe. The winning location will host the People's Choice Chili Pepper trophy for the remainder of the year until the next contest. To votes, please turn in your Chili Map by Noon on Saturday January 27!


Baroda Founders with Bistro on the Boulevard

Biggby Coffee of St. Joseph with Zoup!

The Buck Burgers & Brew

Caffe Tosi

The Candlestick Maker

Chartreuse Art Co-Op with Sister Lakes Brewing

Edgewater Bank with Tosi's Restaurant

FuzzyButz with Nosh Village

HarborTown Interiors featuring chili by Plank's Tavern on the Water


Lana's Boutique with Papa Vino's

Lazy Ballerina Winery

Lazy Daisy with Lake Michigan Vintners Winery Tasting Room 

Oh My Darling's with LakeHouse Restaurant

The Natural Gem with Coach's Bar & Grill

Olive Cart- Saint Joseph with Dino's Family Restaurant & Pancake House

Perennial Accents

PurelyMichigan with Black Dragon Meadery

reVive Spa with Zion UCC

Schu's Bar & Grill

Silver Harbor Brewing Company

St. Joseph Today with Hilton Garden Inn

State Street Stuff with The Grille at Harbor Shores

221 Main

Third Coast Surf Shop with Zoup!

Vivi's Italian Garden with 12 Corners Winery

Wanderlust Outfitters with Round Barn Winery

Waterfront Framing and Fine Art

The Whitcomb with CK Catering

White Pine Winery with Clementine's Too


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Sustaining Sponsors: 

Biggby Coffee of St. Joseph 

Candlestick Maker 

Grins of St. Joseph 

Lake Michigan Vintners 

North Pier Brewing Company 

Purely Michigan 

Silver Harbor Brewing Company 

The Natural Gem 

White Pine Winery 

Zion UCC 

Zoup! (St. Joseph)