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Federal Way police serve tacos to South King Fire at chili cook-off banquet | PHOTOS

Federal Way Police Chief Brian Wilson and Deputy Chief Andy Hwang brought new meaning to the term public servants at the Federal Way Farmers Market Chili Cook-Off awards banquet — where losers served the winners tacos at Puerto Vallarta restaurant in Twin Lakes. (SEE PHOTOS)

At the Federal Way Farmers Market Chili Cook-off, police and firefighters have battled for chili supremacy for five years.

At the 2012 event held Sept. 29, each team raised $1,245 for their respective charities: Special Olympics Washington and the South King Firefighters Foundation. A grand total of $3,730 was raised with 373 paying customers. Proceeds also helped the Federal Way Farmers Market. The winners:

• First place: South King Fire’s Shark Pit Chili Company (Jeff Hamel, team captain)

• Second place: Fire chefs (Gordie Olson, team captain)

• Third place: Federal Way police’s Weapon of Mass Deliciousness (Andy Hwang, team captain)

• People’s choice: Weapon of Mass Deliciousness

Photos

Click here to see photos from the awards banquet at Puerto Vallarta (photos by Ed Streit).

 

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