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Friends of Franks Chili Cook Off

July 28, 2018 all-day

Santa Canela is hosting The Lovin’ Spoonfuls Cuenca Chili Cook Off 2018.fundraiser by Friends of Franks. We need as many tasters/judges as we can round up for this event. Come join us to sample the best of Cuenca chili at noon on Saturday, July 28. It will be perfect chili weather. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. But tickets are limited. For info and advance tickets, contact Sharon Flottman. Or stop by Tutto Matto on July 21 and buy your advance tickets there. – Every spoonful of chili is a spoonful of love.

  • Name: Sharon Flottman
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After a successful career in manufacturing, Brian Buckner sold his commercial window fabrication plant and now makes his home with his wife, Edie, in Cuenca. He is a photojournalist and writer currently producing photo essays and stories of life in Ecuador. He and his wife enjoy hiking, photography, writing and giving their time to those in need. Brian may be reached by email at