Big Bear Chili Cook Off

Chili Cookoff Booth

Chili Cookoff Booth

2013 RESULTS

1st Time Cook:  Summer Jones
Best Local Cook:  Chuck Norton
People’s Choice:
3rd Place: Chili Doggs
2nd Place: Chuck Harber
1st Place: The Cave
Salsa: (10 Contestants)
3rd Place: Kim Martin, CA
2nd Place: Josh Lanting, CA
1st Place: Charlie Blosfield, CA
Chili Verde: (13 Contestants)
3rd Place: Jim Latendresse, CA
2nd Place: Paul Whitney, AZ
1st Place: Steve Crawford, CA
Red Chili: (28 Contestants)
3rd Place: Barry Steinberg, CA
2nd Place: Mike Ford, CA
1st Place: Tish Crawford, CA
Calcutta:
    Winning Cook: Tish Crawford
    Winning Buyer: Barry Steinberg (who told me to give the money to Tish as he was bidding for her)

The 2014 Big Bear Old Miners Association International Chili Society sanctioned Chili Cook Off will take place beginning at 10 AM and continuing until 8 PM on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Bartlett Street Parking Lot in the heart of Big Bear Lake Village.

Admission to the chili cook off is free to all wishing to attend; however, for the chili enthusiast, there is a $5 fee for a tasting kit. The contestants will be preparing Red Chili; Chili Verde and Homemade Salsa for judging.  The chili judging takes place in the afternoon. On site there will be numerous vendors offering a wide variety of gift items and souvenirs. The afternoon ends with the announcement of the chili contest winners.

Come and enjoy great family entertainment in the mountains.

There’s still an opportunity to do some cooking so grab an application!

Download Vendor Applications here!

Chili Cookoff Booth

Chili Cookoff Booth