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Parkside Annual Chili Cook-off
The 2014 Parkside 4th Annual Chili Cook-off will be on Saturday, February 8, 2014 in Jewett Hall at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. A number of returning cooks will compete against new comers in a battle for the ages. Last year, Eric Harvey won "Most Creative" with his Guinness Chocolate Chili. Who will the attendees vote as "Most Creative" in 2014? Kate Bukowski took the 2013 "People's Choice" prize with her Chicken and White Bean Chili. Who will the attendees vote as "People's Choice" in 2014?
Be be sure to mark your calendar for the 2014 Parkside Chili Cookoff on Saturday, February 8th from 6:30pm - 8:00pm.
Cooks start setting up at 6:00, doors open to the public at 6:30. The event is expected to run until 8:00pm.
The Annual Parkside Chili Cook-off has been held each February since 2011 at Jewett Hall of the Church of the Good Shepherd. The cook-off is competitive and the Best Overall trophy is awarded by judges from Buffalo Firefighters at Engine 34/Ladder 7. Additional prizes are awarded to Crowd Favorite and Most Creative.
About 50 people attended the 2011 Chili Cook-off and sampled 13 chili dishes. The best overall chili award went to Len Mattie for his "3 Day Chili". The Most Creative chili award went to Pat Lalonde. The People's Choice award was a tie and the prize was shared between Ron Wagner and Eric Harvey.