Alliance for Animals' 9th Annual Vegan Chili Cook Off
and Silent Auction

Featuring Chili from 8 Popular Madison Area Restaurants!

The Where and When

Saturday, October 6, 2012
East Side Club, 3735 Monona Drive
5:30 - 10:30 pm

The Music

David Sewell
The Five Mod Four
The A.J. Love Blues Band

featuring Janna Johnson

The Cost

Admission includes tasting (and voting on) all 8 chilis, two bowls of chili, and two tickets for hot dogs or desserts.
- also chance to vote for the People's Choice Award.
$15 per person, tickets available at the door.
Children under 12 admitted free with food purchased individually.

The Extras

Tofurky Hot Dogs, cash bar, and extra desserts available for purchase.
All vegan, of course.

The Schedule

5:30 Chili tasting, voting, beverages, Tofurky Hot Dogs, and silent auction.
Live music by David Sewell and Five Mod Four.

7:00 The ever popular desserts table!

8:00 Best Vegan Chili Award and People's Choice Award Announced.
Auction closes.

Auction winners check out.

9:00 - 10:30
Live music by A.J. Love Blues Band featuring Janna Johnson

The Judges

Jonathan Balcombe
Author of Pleasurable Kingdom and chair of the Animal Studies Dept. with Humane Society University

Cheryl Breuer
Freelance writer covering Madison's vegan scene for Isthmus,
and offering support for others who live outside the norm on her blog, Peculiar Girl.

Lindsay Christians
Food, wine and fine arts writer for 77 Square, a Madison arts
and entertainment weekly produced by The Capital Times.

Mark Dwyer
Horticulturist extrordinare and Vegan Chili Cook Off Winner of Yore.

Dave Friedman
Organizer of Madison Area Vegetarian Meetup Group.


The Auction

Items and gift certificates from Four Star Video Heaven, A Room of One's Own, Asia Voigt, Bliss Flow Yoga, Blue Lotus Tattoo, Calabash Gifts, Creative Look Studios, Stephanie's Ceramics, Gymfinity, Happy Dogz, Ian's Pizza, Kae Taylor, Klinke Cleaners, Kneaded Relief, Madison Concourse Hotel, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Matt & Nat, Mimosa Books, Moo Shoes, Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), P.F. Chang, SERRV, and much more. This list is growing every day.


Questions or suggestions should be directed to Lynn Pauly at 608-257-6333 or

Copyright 2012 - Alliance for Animals. All Rights Reserved.
Alliance for Animals - P.O. Box 1632 - Madison, WI 53701