Federal Way police serve tacos to South King Fire at chili cook-off banquet | PHOTOS
October 12, 2012 · Updated 2:55 PM
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
Click here to see photos from the awards banquet at Puerto Vallarta (photos by Ed Streit).