The 20th Annual Chicago WingFest is a gathering of some of Chicagoland’s best wing-slingin’ restaurants competing to be crowned “Best of Fest.”
Live music sets the scene as the doors open and people rush in to the 20th Annual WingFest, which features 40+ restaurants.
The aroma of Chicago’s best chicken wings simmer in delicious sauces, ready for consumption. Ice cold beer and cocktails help to cleanse your palate as you bounce from table to table sampling your favorite wings. A little slice of Heaven as you smile from ear to ear.
The entertainment continues with the Men’s and Women’s Wing Eating Contests. The competitors take center stage as the crowd roars, cell phones out, ready to capture the moment. After a minute of friendly competition, winners are crowned, legends are made. This year will also include a wing eating contest between the Chicago Police Department and the Chicago Fire Department.
Photographers and videographers roam the floor seeking out the messiest shirts, the best outfits, and the most dedicated fans. Truly, a sight to behold.
All this culminates in the announcement of the restaurant winners of each wing category and the infamous “Best of Fest” trophy awarded to the overall top scoring restaurant.
Benefitting charities this year, include the Illinois Restaurant Association's Educational Foundation, The 100 Club, and The Picking Me Foundation.