Friday Night, November 17th promises to be a gas!
That’s the night were Dayton’s restaurants and amateur cooks face off in the largest Chili cook-off in the Miami Valley. Each year Dayton’s AMBUCS charity hosts this event and 2017 marks the 31st year for this Food Adventure.
Is your chili the best in Dayton? Do you have what it takes to turn heads and tempt taste buds?
If so, you’re cooking skills are needed!
HERE’S THE SKINNY ON ENTERING THE CHILI COOKOFF:
—AMBUCS is looking for area restaurants, bars, caterers, and taverns that want to enter the contest. It is also open to amateur cooks. The sign-up sheet is HERE under the REGISTRATION tab.
—You must register by NOV 10th – Again use the link above or go to www.bestchili.org
—You must provide at least 5 gallons of chili (you can make more).
—Chili should be brought to the Montgomery Fairgrounds Colesium warm or hot, AMBUCS will provide heating trays. You can bring advertising papers/menus etc, and you can serve the chili or have a volunteer serve it.
—People’s Choice awards will be given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.
—The Food Adventures Crew – the Big Ragu, Hungry Jax and Chef House will be on hand representing Dayton Most Metro as “Special Judges” and will be giving their “Critics Choice” for best chili. Although, they aren’t food critics, they just love to eat.
The AMBUCS CHILI COOKOFF IS A MUST EAT !!!
So you dont’ wanna cook, but you want to come eat and drink ?
Want to learn more about the event?
We have the scoop…
HERE IS THE SKINNY ON THE 2017 AMBUCS CHILI COOK OFF
WHEN: FRIDAY NOV 17th, 6pm – 11pm
WHERE: The Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 1043 South Main Street Dayton, Ohio 45409. Event is held inside the building labeled Coliseum.
WHAT: Chili cookoff – All you can eat chili, hot dogs, all you can drink draft beer, pop and more. Casino and Monte Carlo Games will be going where you can bet cash and win cash! Blackjack, poker, dice games and more!
WHY: All proceeds go to AMBUCS Dayton, a charity that provides specialty wheel chairs and bike for handicapped local residents, so they can have mobility in their lives.
COST : $17 per person pre-sale, $20 at the door
—There are volunteer spots available do deal blackjack, deal poker and serve chili. Go to bestchili.org for contact info.
HERE ARE THOSE ENTERED SO FAR IN THE CHILI COOKOFF!!!
Rowdy Boys Chili – Young local firefighters who won the people’s choice last year !
Meadowlark – Chef Wiley and staff ar sure to bring a delicious gourmet chili to town
Atrium Grille – The Kettering Health Network restaurant is a perennial favorite. This tangy chili is always a must eat.
Flannagan’s – Local iconic pub bringing the chili heat
Christopher’s Restaurant – Kettering restaurant with cult following for vegan and white chicken chili
Tricia’s Delicious Catering – Sort of new kid on the block, came in 2nd last year !
Bullwinkle’s Top Hat Bistro – Will John Foreman and John Sizemore take the crown this year with their delicious, meaty, chili?
Harrigan’s Tavern – Kettering Pub with a reputation to uphold for great grub.
Eaton Kennedy’s (amateur cook) – Longtime competitor and past award winner
Longhorn Steakhouse Moraine – Who says a chain can’t show local love? These charitable guys always bring the goods.
The Brunch Club – One of our favorites, we love the friendly staff
Slyder’s – Amazing burgers means, amazing chili meat !
Bill’s Amazing Chili (amateur) – Time to taste amazing stuff
Los Reyes – Mexican Chili, throws a sombrero in the ring
El Rancho Grande – Another Mexican style chili for consideration
That’s the list with more being added every day – they only have room for 24 chili participants, so get your entry in NOW!
There you have it … everything you wanted to know about the cookoff , but were afraid to ask.
BEAN UP !! See you at the fairgrounds November 17th !
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