The Dayton area has 2 exciting chili cookoffs taking place in early September. You can come eat the chili. or you can enter the contests and go for the win !
Do you love chili? Spicy or mild? Beans or no beans? Do you have a chili recipe that will knock out socks off ???
It may be time for you step up and fulfill you destiny as a Dayton chili champ. Grab your stirring spoon and take plunge.
Food Adventures is here to tell you about 2 of our favorite annual events.
ARCHERS CENTERVILLE hosts their annual chili cookoff
WHEN: SATURDAY, SEPT 7th at 4pm.
WHERE: 9496 Dayton Lebanon Pike,Centerville, Ohio 45458
WHAT: The winner gets $250, and their chili on the Archer’s menu for a year !T
Admission to the Archers restaurant is free, chili samples will be sold as requested.
***IMPORTANT !! Archers is looking for some more entries for this event !***
Email [email protected] to enter the contest and he will give you all the info you need.
Last year, David Klass won the cookoff when his chili, made with Reigele beer was voted the winner.
Riegele is brewed in Dayton’s sister city in Germany, and Archers is one of the few places you can find this brew in the USA.
This year, the field is wide open and the judges are excited to see what incredible concoctions are boiled up for this fun cookoff !
If you think you make a good chili, here is your chance to win some $$$.
Enter the contest today !!
AMBUCS hosts their 32nd annual chili cookoff and casino night for charity
WHEN: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13th from 6pm-11pm
WHERE: IBEW LOCAL 82 at 6550 Poe Ave, Dayton, 45414
WHAT: 16 Restaurants to battle it our for best chili in Dayton
WHAT ELSE: All the chili, beer, wine, hot dogs and soda you want included.
CASINO GAMES TOO !
WHY: AMBUCS charity for disabled Daytonians gets the proceeds
COST: $20 at the door – all ages welcome (16 and over must pay)
This is the grandaddy of all chili cookoffs in Dayton. Sixteen area restaurants and a few notable cooks, bring their entries in to this contest.
And come on, how about the free hot dogs, beer. wine , soda and Casino games! Yss this is correct they have allthe hot dogs you want with a toppings bar. Make your own cheese coney or a loaded hot dog.
A beer truck will be there pouring endless beers for all those over 21 in attendance. Usually light beers rule the roost.
A DJ will be on hand for those who love music and the dance floor will be open !
Want to try your luck? Hit a dice game, showdown or black jack table. More Monte Carlo style games will be there as well. From spinning wheels to ring tosses, it will be a blast. You may even see some BINGO !
Please make sure you dont’t miss these two events. If you think you can cook then enter the chili contest at Archers and maybe you could win $250. If you are a chili lover – these are must eats !!
The best part is the AMBUCS charity benefits from this night. AMBUCS helps disabled children and adults by building them transportation bike to make their like easier and more mobile. This helps them go places and enjoy more social outings. Whether born with a challenge or suffering a crippling injury, AMBUCS helps adults and children in the Dayton area. This is a worthwhile, and noble cause.
These two Food Adventures are some of the highlights of the year.
All the meat, beans and spices means it will be a GAS!
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Feel free to browse the gallery below from two chili cookoffs.