20th Annual Chili Cook-off
Sep 18 2013
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Carmel Valley Ranch
1 Old Ranch Road
Carmel, CA 93923
20 Years of Chili in Carmel Valley
The Carmel Valley Chamber of Commerce and presenting sponsor, AT & T will host the 20th Annual Chili Cook-off on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at The River Ranch at Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel, California. The event will begin at 5:00 pm with over 25 professional and amateur contestants and conclude at 8:00 pm. Leave it to Carmel Valley to bring the best professional chefs in the county combined with pure hearted, chili-loving amateur chefs to compete in a beautiful setting while sipping on unique margaritas prepared especially to please ones palette for a winning vote. This twenty year tradition will also include the Cachagua Playboys, KRML's "Pub Talk" and a local wine and beer bar in a new venue, The River Ranch at Carmel Valley Ranch.
To compete in the Professional or Amateur Chili and/or the Professional Margarita competition visit www.carmelvalleychamber.com to download the Sign-Up forms. Awards will be given to each category in first, second and third place by ballot of the People’s Choice. Added this year will be a blind judged award by expert food columnists,"The Foodies" for the best overall chili in both categories. Winners will be announced that night. Past contestants included, Bernardus Lodge, Paradise Catering, Earthbound Farms, Los Laureles Lodge, Santa Lucia Preserve, Plaza Linda Restaurant and Cantina and many more.