Winners of the 15th Annual Chili Cookoff in North Conway, NH announced by chamber
The temps may have been chilly but a hot time was had by all at the 15th Annual Chili Cookoff in North Conway, NH.
News from Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce – April 10, 2018
Contact: Michelle Cruz, MWVCC Events Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-356-5701
WINNERS OF THE 15TH ANNUAL CHILI COOKOFF ANNOUNCED BY MWVCC
North Conway, NH – Hundreds of chili-tasters roamed North Conway Village while celebrating the 15th Annual Mt Washington Valley Chili Cook-off and 2nd Annual Feelin’ Good 5K run/walk. While the temps started out cool, the festivities and the chili were hot-hot-hot, and a great time was had by all who enjoyed chili tasting along with special discounts and a themed escape event. The Winners of the Professional Division were judged by members from the American Culinary Federation White Mountain Chapter, headed by Bryant Alden, Chef from the Wildcat Tavern in Jackson. Winners of the Professional Division included:
North Conway Country Club for Best Chili, 1st Place
Big Dave’s Bagels for Best Chili, 2nd Place
Centerplate catering for Best Chili, 3rd Place
Inn at Thorn Hill for Best Vegetarian Chili, 1st Place
In addition, Chili Cookoff-goers were given the opportunity to vote for their favorite in the Professional Division. Winners of the People’s Choice Awards in the Professional Division were:
Inn at Thorn Hill for Best Chili
Big Dave’s Bagels for Best Cornbread
Those attending the Chili Cookoff also voted on their favorites from among the Home Chefs division. Winners of the People’s Choice Awards for Home Chefs were:
Eastern Propane & Oil for Best Chili, 1st Place
Steve Celani for Best Chili, 2nd Place
White Mountain Dental for Best Chili, 3rd Place
M&D Playhouse for Best Cornbread
Eastern Propane & Oil for Best Display
The 15th Annual Chili Cookoff, presented by the Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce was sponsored by Eastern Propane & Oil and North Conway Village Association. Special kudos to Wildcat Tavern for music provided by Kevin Dolan and Al Shafner. In addition, recognition goes to the North Conway Community Center for hosting the chili cookoff and to Abenaki Trail Restaurant & Pub for hosting the awards party.
For more information about upcoming events and visiting Mt Washington Valley, go to www.MtWashingtonValley.org or call 800-3670-3364. To learn more about visiting New Hampshire, go to www.VisitNH.gov.
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Photo shows Eastern Propane & Oil chili servers, winner of first place for People's Choice Award & Best Display. Photo by Paula Jones, MWVCC.