Wheelhouse Chili Cook-Off

Wheelhouse Chili Cook-Off

October 3, 2020
Entry Fee: $100

(Not refundable.)

Cook-Off Rules

  1. Complete applications must be turned in to the Wheelhouse restaurant no later than 5:00 pm, October 2, 2020. No entry will be accepted after 5:00 pm, October 2, 2020.
  2. Electricity will not be provided.
  3. A container will be furnished for Judge’s samples. All remaining chili will be sold to the public with the proceeds going to the PNG High School Project Graduation.
  4. Your cooking area must be left clean. Clean up involves picking up paper, leftover food, grease spills, and decorations. Trash cans will be provided for your convenience.
  5. You can start setting up at your designated cooking area at 7:00 am the morning of the cook-off. Cooking will begin at 8:00 am. Chili must be prepared on site, including the preparation and cutting of ingredients. If you serve rice, it may be prepared in advance. It is suggested that you prepare approximately 2-3 gallons of chili using approximately 20 lbs of meat.
  6. You will need to provide all ingredients and cooking equipment including serving tables. The Wheelhouse will not provide any ingredients or cooking equipment or utensils to any team.
  7. Chili for the judges will be picked up at approximately 1:30 with the results announced as soon as the judges make their decision.
  8. Awards will be for First, Second, and Third place. The public will be allowed to purchase a cup for $5.00 which will allow them to sample all contestants’ chili and to vote for a peoples’ choice award. All proceeds will go to the designated charity.
  9. You may bring bottled water to drink. You cannot bring in sodas or alcohol. Both sodas and alcohol will be available for purchase from the Wheelhouse restaurant.
  10. The Wheelhouse reserves the right to refuse the entry of any team and/or disqualify any team for a violation of these rules.