Salvation Army Echelon Detroit Chapter - Event Information



Event Name:
Chili Cookoff

Description:

The Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Division is pleased to announce that our first annual International Chili Cook-Off will take place on April 19, 2020 at Shed 5 in Detroit's Eastern Market! If you've got a renowned chili recipe, we would love for you to enter the contest! All competitors must join the International Chili Society and abide by the contestant rules to compete.

Don’t’ miss this event for the whole family! Enjoy chili sampling and a cold drink while listening to live music. We will be joined by our emcee, Rachael Hunter of 99.5 WYCD, from 1:30-3:30! Tickets are available for purchase, $10 per adult and $5 per child 12 and under. The proceeds of the Chili Cook-Off will go to The Salvation Army Outdoors program. The Salvation Army Outdoors initiative provides opportunities for kids of all ages to learn new skills, explore creation, and experience exciting adventures. The Salvation Army Outdoors goal is enhance programs, to equip leaders, and to engage friends. Learn more about The Salvation Army Outdoors Initiative.

  • 10x10 space provided
  • Cooks must bring their own supplies, including a kitchen fire extinguisher.
  • Tables will be provided.
  • Electricity will be provided

Cooking schedule and categories are as follows:

  • 8:00am-8:15am - All cooks meeting
  • 9:00am-12:00pm - Homestyle Chili
  • 10:00am-2:00pm - Chili Verde
  • 12:00pm-2:00pm - Veggie Chili
  • 12:30pm-3:30pm - Traditional Red Chili
  • 1:00pm-4:00pm - People's Choice Tasting

ALL CONTESTANTS must prepare two gallons of People’s Choice chili (PC).

*Contestants may prepare three gallons of People’s Choice chili (PC) to waive entry fee in ONE category.

*Contestants may prepare four gallons of People’s Choice chili (PC) to waive entry fee in ALL categories.

Traditional Red
Entry Fee: $30
Prizes:
1st - Trophy
2nd - Plaque
3rd – Plaque

Homestyle
Entry Fee: $25
Prizes:
1st - Trophy
2nd - Plaque
3rd – Plaque

Chili Verde
Entry Fee: $25
Prizes:
1st - Trophy
2nd - Plaque
3rd – Plaque

Veggie
Entry Fee: $20
Prizes:
1st - Trophy
2nd - Plaque
3rd – Plaque

Youth Homestyle

Youth Cooks must email youthcook@icschili.com for Youth Membership Application AND/OR to register for this event.

Entry Fee: $20
Prizes:
1st - Trophy 
2nd - Plaque
3rd – Plaque

Chili tasting will be open to the public from 1 to 4 pm, and The Salvation Army will be serving free hot dogs to complement the chili tasting! 


Event Date:
4/19/2020

Location:
Eastern Market Shed 5
2934 Russell St
Detroit, MI 48207

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