BackstopPalooza Charity Cookoff Sept. 17th

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The competition is heating up between the Chesterfield Police Department and The Monarch Fire Department this Saturday, September 17th, as the first-responders face off in the BackstopPalooza Charity Cook-off at the Taste of St. Louis.

Members of the two departments will come out to the Chesterfield Amphitheater to grill up some amazing food as well as raise money for Backstoppers.

Backstoppers works to support the families of injured and fallen first-responders.

Taste of St. Louis Community Relations Officer Paul Powers fired up the grill at Fox 2 while Co-director K. Sonderegger gave us some insight into this weekends event.

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BackstopPalooza Charity Cookoff
Budweiser Taste of St. Louis
Saturday, September 17th at 1 P.M.
Stella Artois Culinary Stage
Chesterfield Amphitheater