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Sat, Nov 11


Riverwalk Lake Park

CANCELLED: Chili Cook-off

This event has been cancelled due to weather. It might be moved to February, additional information will be provided at a later date.

CANCELLED:  Chili Cook-off
CANCELLED:  Chili Cook-off

Time & Location

Nov 11, 2023, 11:00 AM

Riverwalk Lake Park, 19374 Cabango Dr, Porter, TX 77365, USA

About the event

Chair: Alton Pearce

All contestants must check in by 10:30 AM CT at the Riverwalk Park and register for the contest.  All non-Riverwalk residents are required to pay a $1 entry fee.

Contestants are welcome to bring 1 (ONE) gallon of pre-made chili. The chili must be served HOT so all contestants must have a source of heat to keep the chili ready for service. It will be Veteran’s Day so the spirit prize will be for the most patriotic booth. Judging will be promptly at Noon. Public tasting will follow.

Prizes will be Amazon Gift Cards Grand Champion- $100 Second Place- $75 Third Place- $50 Spirit- $100 Young Chili Chef- $100

Judging Criteria:  - Color -- Does the chili look appetizing? Does it look bright and colorful or dull and bland?  - Aroma -- Does it smell good? Does the aroma make you want to dig in?  - Consistency -- How is the meat-to-sauce ratio? It shouldn't be runny, mushy or overly thick.  - Taste -- How is the flavor? Do the ingredients blend well, or is one too overpowering? Does the first bite make you want another one?  - Aftertaste -- Once you swallow, is there a spicy taste ("bite") that stays on your tongue? Is it pleasant?

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