5th Annual Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Join us for the Boardwalk's 5th Annual Chili Cook-Off! Bring your appetite and join the fun as both professional and amateur chefs work their culinary magic and compete for the title of Best Chili!
9:00am-10:00am: Preparation period (no heat)
10:00am-1:00pm: Cooking period
10:00am: Tasting kits go on sale
1:00pm: Public tasting begins
4:00pm: Winners announced at the Beach Amphitheater
Try Some Chili!
Boardwalk admission is free! Just purchase tasting kits to sample chili from dozens of competitors.
Tasting Kits are $9 each.
Each kit Includes 5 taste tickets, spoon, cup, and a People's Choice ballot.
A portion of the proceeds from Chili tasting kit sales will benefit Haven of Hope.
The competition features four categories:
- Amateur Red
- Amateur Vegetarian Red
- Professional Red
- Professional Vegetarian Red
Awards will be given for Best Chili in each category, plus People's Choice, Most Tasted, and Most Original Booth.
Awards include plaques, cash prizes, and bragging rights!
(Team registration is closed)