Westin Edmonton chef wins chili cook-off raising money for charity

EDMONTON—Westin Edmonton executive chef Ryan O’Flynn won the People’s Choice Award at the 24th Annual Chili Cook Off held Nov. 4 in Edmonton’s Church

Westin Edmonton executive chef Ryan O'Flynn holds his People's Choice Award.

Westin Edmonton executive chef Ryan O'Flynn holds his People's Choice Award.

EDMONTON—Westin Edmonton executive chef Ryan O’Flynn won the People’s Choice Award at the 24th Annual Chili Cook Off held Nov. 4 in Edmonton’s Churchill Square.

Marking the official kick-off to the city’s Rodeo Week, the cook-off featured 15 of Edmonton’s best restaurants serving up their chili creations to a panel of judges.

Funds and donations raised from participating samplers, totalling $1,300, went to this year’s Chili Cook Off charity of record, Edmonton Meals on Wheels.