Winners were crowned Sunday at the 18th Annual Great Lakes Regional Chili Cookoff in downtown Plymouth.
The annual event draws motorcycles and chili cooks from around the region, with the cooks competing in numerous chili categories.
There were about 30,000 samples eaten by chili fans, which is about the same as last year, according to Annette Horn, founder and president of the chili cookoff.
The full list of winners is as follows:Best Booth: Leo Buk - Nuclear Chili, Trenton, MI
People's Choice: Chris Thompson - Irish Fire Chili, Westland, MI
Salsa 1st Place: Gail Kyle - Gail's Salsa, Dearborn, MI
Chili Verde 1st Place: Richard Chauvin - South of the Border Chili, Windsor, Ontario
Red Chili 1st Place: Diane Lentz - Bell Breezing Bordello Chili, Nicholasville, KY
Restaurant Chili Challenge
People's Choice: TAP at MGM Casino, Detroit, MI
Best Judged: Famous Dave's, Westland, MI
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