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Winter Park chili cookoffSaturday and Sunday August 22nd and 23rd, 2009 the Winter Park Resort is hosting the return of the

2009 Famous Flamethrowers High Altitude Chili Cookoff

This is a free event for spectators and a fun time to sample some chili, salsa, guacamole.  Sampling will cost some $$ though.  Times and schedule is as follows:

Time
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Location
Winter Park Ski Resort

AM
7:30-9:00 Set-up and Registration
9:00 ICS Salsa assembly may begin
9:45 Cooks Meeting in Plaza-mandatory (head Judge)10:00 ICS Traditional red preparation/cooking begins
ICS Chili Verde preparation/cooking begins
11:00 GUAC OFF – Guacamole Judging (Saturday only)

PM
12:00 ICS Salsa judging begins
1:00 ICS Chili Verde (green) judging begins
2:00 ICS Traditional Red division judging begins
4:00 Awards Ceremony – all divisions

Note: Public sampling will begin once samples have been submitted to the judging area in each division (12:00, 1:00, 2:00). “Taste Tickets” will be sold to guests at the Cookoff entrance. Taste tickets are 2 for $1 and sampling will begin at noon.

If you would like to enter as a chef see the rules at Winter Park/Fraser Valley Chamber site.

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