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2016 Community Chili Potluck

2016 Community Chili Potluck


Come celebrate the 20th Anniversary of San Diego Ceramic Connection’s Community Chili Potluck (and Contest)!

San Diego Ceramic Connection
3216 Thorn St., San Diego 92104

Saturday, Dec 3rd, 2016 from 1-4 pm

Fundraiser for McKinley Elementary! $20 gets you a handmade bowl, SoNo Fest passes, a lovely time with neighbors and their chili!


  1. Sign up:  Online or in McKinley’s main office.
  2. Make chili or cornbread.
  3. Check in Dec 3rd 12:30-1:00 pm. Label your dish & utensils with name & phone.
  4. Eat, drink, vote and enjoy.
  5. Contest categories: Best Overall, Best Vegetarian, Most Unique Chilis; and Best Cornbread.
  6. Voting will end at 3:00 pm, winners announced at 4:00 pm.

Download the flyer:  English  |  Spanish


Where is it?
San Diego Ceramic Connection
3216 Thorn St, San Diego, CA

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The Pottery Sale runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday, so come on by!



October 15, 2016Comments are DisabledRead More
2015 San Diego Ceramic Connection Chili Potluck Winners

2015 San Diego Ceramic Connection Chili Potluck Winners


Thanks to the nearly 100 neighbors who turned out and contributed to the 19th Annual Community Chili Potluck! There were 10 big pots of awesome chili and 4 pans of delicious cornbread to feed the crowd.  It was a fun time hanging out with neighbors, enjoying our home cooked chili, and buying the beautiful handmade bowls… all in support of McKinley Elementary School!

The 2015 Chili Champs were as follows:

Best Meat Chili: Scot Blair for his Peruvian Gaucho Chili

Best Vegetarian Chili: Gabrielle Dumka for her Super Veggie Chili

Most Unique Chili: Theresa Talley for her San Diego Fishermen’s Chili (with tuna and rock crab compliments of the fishermen of Tuna Harbor)

Best Overall Chili: Scot Blair for his Peruvian Gaucho Chili

Best Cornbread: Sarah Scalo for her Grace’s Cornbread Pudding

Honorable Mention: Juliet Law and Anna Talley, 3rd Graders at McKinley, for their SoNo Sisters’ Chili

Overall Winner, for earning the most votes across all categories, was Scot Blair.


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