We are now FULL, if you are interested in becoming a back up Cooker should someone not be able to participate contact us.
Chili Cook Off March 21st 2019 Cooker Procedure:
CHECK IN: YOU CAN DROP YOUR CHILI OFF AND DECORATE YOUR BOOTH ANYTIME AFTER NOON . You will need to check in on Thursday, March 21st by 4:00pm at The Oaks Club of Valencia located at 26550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia, CA . Please pull up to the entrance at front entrance at the Oaks, unload. Parking is very limited and reserved for guest. After you unload you will drive less than a mile up the road to 25152 Springfield Ct , Santa Clarita, CA 91355 where our free shuttles will pick you up and bring you back to the Oaks Club.
Your location at the event is pre-determined. You will check in and get your chili cooker number and will be directed to your assigned spot. We will not allow cookers to set up after 4:30pm, so please be on time.
CHILI: Please bring 2 LARGE Crock Pots of Chili. Please make sure your chili is cooked at home and heated to at least 170 degrees and kept warm. You are responsible for maintaining a food safe temperature during the cook off. You will serve your chili until it is gone. Voting will end at 8:00pm to allow votes to be counted.
LOGISTICS: Each cooker will be provided ½ of a 6ft table, tasting cups, spoons and napkins, table cover. (YOU WILL SUPPLY– 8ft extension cord or strip, serving spoon and any condiments).
TASTING: Each attendee who comes to your table MUST HAVE A WRISTBAND ON in order to taste any Chili. Wristbands are $30.00 each and allow the attendee to taste any and all chili. (Children 7 & under excluded from wristband) Included with each entry will be Cornbread and desserts, while supplies last. No other food or drink will be permitted in at the venue, without their permission.
BEST DECORATED AREA– We are doing a fun addition this year and allowing cookers to decorate their 3’ area. We will award one cooker- Best decorated area at end of evening. (No company banners please)
VOTING: PEOPLES CHOICE -Attendees can vote for their favorite chili with their one vote ticket they receive at the door when paying. They choose their favorite chili by marking in the voting box their choice and dropping the vote card in a box centrally located and marked area. So encourage your friends and family to attend event to support and vote for you. JUDGES CHOICE-(Blind) We will have Judges that will vote for their favorite chili.
AWARDS: We will pick 6 winners that night (3- People’s Choice and 3- Judges Choice) and they will be announced by at around 8:30-9pm. Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place with gifts will be awarded.
BANNERS: Unless you paid for a sponsorship in addition to your Chili cooker fee of $125, you will not be allowed to hang a banner at the event. This includes any company sign, banner, (standing or hanging). Company table clothes are okay.
For questions please call Nicole 661-816-4234 or Steve 310-800-3064
THANK YOU AGAIN FOR YOUR SUPPORT – and Good luck!!