Pictures: Worthing’s first Chilli fiesta a success

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Pictured is Kieran Davies from Mr Vikki's Foods. ''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171042 SUS-170820-112844008 SUS-170820-112844008
Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Pictured is Kieran Davies from Mr Vikki's Foods. ''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171042 SUS-170820-112844008 SUS-170820-112844008
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Worthing’s first Chilli Fiesta event was a spicy success.

The event was held in Montague Place, on Saturday, and included a chilli eating contest won by Vania Nenova from Italy who was the last lady standing after ten rounds.

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Pictured is  Cllr Bob Symtherman ( town cryer) with a giant chiii.''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171041 SUS-170820-112857008 SUS-170820-112857008

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Pictured is Cllr Bob Symtherman ( town cryer) with a giant chiii.''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171041 SUS-170820-112857008 SUS-170820-112857008

Town centre manager Sharon Clarke said: “The first Chilli Fiesta in Worthing was a great success. It increased footfall on Saturday by over 2,000 shoppers and plans are already hotting up for another event in 2018 with more stalls and chilli mayhem.

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Pictured is Russell Williams from Grimreaper Foods.''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171043 SUS-170820-112909008 SUS-170820-112909008

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Pictured is Russell Williams from Grimreaper Foods.''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171043 SUS-170820-112909008 SUS-170820-112909008

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Pictured is L-R Mandy Cannell, Gilliian Burgis (owner) and Catherine Bishop from the Fallen Angel. ''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171044 SUS-170820-112922008 SUS-170820-112922008

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Pictured is L-R Mandy Cannell, Gilliian Burgis (owner) and Catherine Bishop from the Fallen Angel. ''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171044 SUS-170820-112922008 SUS-170820-112922008

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Pictured is Tabitha Whitwell (8) with the  Grimreper.''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171045 SUS-170820-112934008 SUS-170820-112934008

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Pictured is Tabitha Whitwell (8) with the Grimreper.''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171045 SUS-170820-112934008 SUS-170820-112934008

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Pictured is Jarred Whitwell(15) tastiing some Grimreaper chilli.''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171046 SUS-170820-112946008 SUS-170820-112946008

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Pictured is Jarred Whitwell(15) tastiing some Grimreaper chilli.''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171046 SUS-170820-112946008 SUS-170820-112946008

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Chilli tasting.''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171047 SUS-170820-112958008 SUS-170820-112958008

Worthing Chilli Fiesta'Chilli tasting.''Worthing, West Sussex'Picture: Liz Pearce 19/08/2017'LP171047 SUS-170820-112958008 SUS-170820-112958008