Gold Star Chili is a fast food restaurant chain based in Cincinnati, Ohio, that sells Cincinnati chili. The original restaurant was established in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Mt. Washington in 1965 by four Daoud brothers, immigrants from Jordan. Gold Star Chili is the "Official Chili" of the Cincinnati Bengals.
At Gold Star Chili, we don’t just Chili, we Chili Differently. Our founders perfected the secret blend of 15 spices that creates Gold Star Chili’s unique Cincinnati-style flavor in 1965. Still family-owned and operated, Gold Star Chili is made fresh daily to the same exacting standards of freshness and quality. Proven time and again in blind taste-tests to be Greater Cincinnati's best tasting chili, Gold Star Chili continues to be a favorite location to enjoy the Cincinnati chili tradition and can be found throughout, Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Gold Star also operates concessions at Paul Brown Stadium, Children's Hospital, and at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport