Chicago restaurants compete in WingFest

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Restaurants around Chicago are getting their best chicken wing recipes together for Chicago's Best WingFest. (WLS)

Restaurants around Chicago are getting their best chicken wing recipes together for the 17th annual Chicago's Best WingFest.

The sold-out event happens Feb. 21 from 1-5 p.m. at the Bailey Auditorium. Guests will get to taste a nearly endless supply of wings from 20 area restaurants. Top prizes go to restaurants in the following categories: Mild, Hot, BBQ, and Exotic. There is even a competitive wing eating contest.

WingFest 2016 benefits Chicago Neighbors United, a community-based organization providing educational scholarships to inner-city youth. To date, WingFest has raised over $150,000 for various charities.

ABC 7 joined Chef Chris Douglas, from Mr. Brown's Lounge, and Darlena Williams-Burnett, the President of Chicago Neighbors United, live from the Bailey Auditorium as they prepared for WingFest.
17th Annual Chicago's Best WingFest
Sunday, Feb. 21, 1-5 p.m.
Bailey Auditorium, 1340 West Washington in Chicago, IL
Admission: SOLD OUT
Try to win tickets at the WingFest Facebook and Twitter sites https://www.facebook.com/ChicagoWingfest
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@ChicagoWingFest
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