TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT (until capacity is reached) - Gate opens at 5 pm
GREAT BOWLS OF FIRE!!!
The Carmel Valley Chamber of Commerce (CVCC) will host the 25th Annual Chili Cook-off on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at The River Ranch at Carmel Valley Ranch located at One Old Ranch Road, Carmel, California. The event will begin at 5:00 pm with over 25 professional and amateur contestants and conclude at 8:00 pm. Leave it to Carmel Valley to bring the best professional chefs in the county combined with pure hearted, chili-loving amateur chefs to compete in a beautiful setting while sipping on unique margaritas with Volcan di mi Tierra, prepared especially to please ones palette for a winning vote.
Chili chefs and Margarita Bartenders will be competing for a People’s Choice award or the coveted “Golden Ladle” award voted on by our expert foodie judges, the past three year Professional People's Choice winners: Chef Fabrice Roux, ROUX, CV Chophouse & Bistro Roux; Chef Tim Wood, Carmel Valley Ranch and Chef Moises Munoz, Carmel Valley Athletic Club. Together these chefs/judges will determine an ingredient that all Professional Chefs must include in their chili.
To compete in the Professional or Amateur Chili and/or the Professional Margarita competition email firstname.lastname@example.org. Awards will be given to each category in first, second and third place. Past contestants included Carmel Valley Athletic Club Cafe, Santa Lucia Preserve, Carmel Valley Ranch, Los Laureles Lodge, Quail Lodge & Golf Club, Carmel Valley Market, Big Sur Roadhouse, Tap Room and many more.
Tickets include ALL YOU CAN EAT chili, one glass of wine from Carmel Valley Wine Experience or soda, salad, cornbread and an e-photo compliments of Pocketful of Plans. Margaritas and Beer are available for purchase.
Please bring your mobile device to the event to cast your vote for your favorite chili and margarita!!
***One glass of Carmel Valley Wine Experience wine or one soda is included in the ticket price. Volcan Tequila Margaritas and wine is purchased separately.