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Yale Dining served up over 10 different kinds of chili and chowder. (Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
(Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
Scores of people waited patiently in line to try a variety of chili and chowder concoctions. (Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
(Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
Emily Borders of Yale Catering sold raffle tickets for donated prizes. (Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
Even Handsome Dan stopped by to support the United Way. (Photo by Lauren Hurd)
Katie Pomes of Human Resources shows off her chili. (Photo by Lauren Hurd)
Participants could also choose from many sides, including corn bread and chips. (Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
(Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
This year chili dogs were served with all the fixin’s. (Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
The finished product fully loaded up. (Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway, one of the judges at the cookoff, writes down his scores. (Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
Police Chief Ronnell Higgins and Ron DeSantis, director of culinary excellence and quality assurance, also served as judges. (Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
(Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
(Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
For a donation, participants could choose from a selection of wrapped bottles at the wine pull, which featured vintages valued from $20 to $120. (Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
(Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
(Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
Pictured are some of the local business owners who donated prizes and supported the United Way fundraiser. (Photo by Lauren Hurd)
Nicole Roseboro of Trumbull Dining won the large ladle trophy for the People’s Choice Chowder Award. Here, Bernadette Janis, manager at Trumbull Dining Hall, accepts the first-place trophy on Roseboro's behalf. (Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
Jon Olsen of Facilities took home the first-place chili trophy pot after winning the People’s Choice Chili Award. (Photo by Alaina Pritchard)
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Chili & Chowder Cookoff 2015

The annual Chili & Chowder Cookoff took place on Nov. 23 at Commons Dining Hall in the Schwarzman Center. Attendees were able to sample — and judge — recipes from campus cooks and local restaurants. All proceeds from the event went to benefit United Way of Greater New Haven.