Posted April 18, 2008 by Creator in Makers



The 2nd Annual New England Regional Chili Cookoff

Pleasant View, route 83/452 South Road, Somers, CT 06071

May 3, 2008 will welcome more than 40 Chili Cooks from across the country to Pleasant View in Somers, Ct as they compete for an opportunity to represent the New England Regional Chili Cookoff at the World Competition later this year.

The DEFCON Crew will be serving up our culinary masterpieces of wingdom to the masses! Hand-cooked by The DEFCON Creator himself!
The event will benefit the Enfield Food Shelf.
Sanctioned and governed by the International Chili Society, cooks will compete in Red Chili, Chili Verde and Salsa categories. There will also be non-ICS categories for a Youth Division for kids under 18 years of age and People’s Choice Chili that the public will vote the best. Cash awards totaling $2500 will be distributed to winning teams.

The event is open to the public from 11am to 4pm. Tasting kits will be sold at the gate for $5.00 and two canned goods per adult, kids under 10 free. Live entertainment featuring local talent Acoustic Rick and the New England Regional Chili Cookoff All Star Band will take the stage. Food vendors and crafters will be on hand. A hot pepper eating contest will be sure to heat things up!
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