Chili Cook-Off at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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Chili Cook-Off

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5th Annual Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Team registration is now closed

Each team receives:

 

 

Cook-Off Schedule:

7:00am-8:30am
Check in and set up cooking areas. NO EARLY CHECK IN.
8:45am-9:00am
Meeting for cooks in Beach Amphitheater
9:00am-10:00am
Preparation period (No heat- 1 hour)
9:00am-10:00am
Santa Cruz Fire Department booth inspectionsMust have type 2A10BC fire extinguisher, secured propane tank with no leaks, and no other fire hazards..
10:00am-1:00pm
Cooking period (3 hours)
12:00pm-1:00pm
Judging times and cups delivered to teams
1:00pm
Public tasting begins
1:30pm
Judging begins- teams deliver chili to Judging Area at requested times
2:45pm-3:00pm
Cook-Off representative collects a second judging sample from Red Con Carne Chili finalists
3:15pm
Deliver People's Choice and Taste Ticket boxes to Judging Area
4:00pm
Winners announced in beach amphitheater

Awards:

Plaques will be awarded to the winners in each of the following categories:

 

Best Chili Winners

(1st place winners will be put into a drawing for an additional $500)

 

People's Choice Winners

 

"Most Tasted" and "Most Original" Winners

 

Every Team will be eligible for a special prize drawing of $250!

(Head cook must be present at awards ceremony)

 

Click here for Competition Rules and Judging Information