Chili Cook Off – Nov. 14, 2018

Annette Events

Calling all chefs! Bring your best pot of chili to the annual CP Chili Cook Off on Wednesday, Nov. 14th in the fellowship hall.

Chili Cook-Off Rules

  • Chili cannot be defined. Whatever you call chili, we’ll call chili. Chili may or may not contain meat and/or beans. Chili may be red, white or any other color.
  • Chili needs to be ready to serve at 5:15 pm, but entries will be accepted until 6 pm. Bring chili ready to eat. It may be reheated, but not cooked in the church kitchen.
  • Anyone may enter – men, women, children, visitors, guests, space aliens, etc.
  • Prepare enough chili to share-at least 2 quarts, a gallon is preferred.
  • Ingredients may include beans, rice, spaghetti, etc.
  • No entry fee, but please sign up in advance. Sign up online, on the sheet outside the church office or call the office – 273-1779 to sign-up.
  • You are encouraged to ridicule and harass other participants in an attempt to make them cry.
  • Judging will begin at 6:15 pm.
  • Chili served to the judges should be the same as that served to the rest of the Wednesday night crowd.
  • Cornbread will be provided, but you may also bring your own.
  • Keen medals will be awarded (sorry – no trophies).


  • Best Chili Overall (1st, 2nd & 3rd place)
  • Best Vegetarian Chili
  • Hottest Chili
  • Most Unusual Chili
  • WHAT IS THAT? Ugliest Chili
  • People’s Choice
  • Carnivore-Meatiest

Chili will be judged on flavor, aroma, spice, texture, color,  consistency & aftertaste.