The closure begins at 2:45 p.m. Saturday and is expected to last an hour, according to the city.
Buy tickets to the cook off and you can sample each restaurant’s unique chili recipe and then vote for your favorite. Prices are $15 for adults and $7 for children 10 and younger. You may purchase tickets from the competing restaurants.
The Downtown Wheaton Association lists the competitors as:
- Suzette’s Creperie
- El Zarape
- The Bank
- Front Street Cocina
- The Cellar Bistro
- Genghis Grill
- Il Sogno
- Tasting deVine
Live music by the Saracens is planned at Martin Memorial Plaza, and a Waiter’s Race also is planned on Front Street at 3 p.m.
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