THE 9TH ANNUAL CHILI COOK OFF

Sunday, January 15th
12:00pm to 5:00pm @ Fitzgerald’s in Berwyn

Come join us for great food, drink, raffles, prizes and NFL playoffs! Individual and team competitors will vie for the title of Best Chili while we share a Sunday fun-day and revel together for a great cause. Doors open at noon. See you there!

 

THE 9TH ANNUAL CHILI COOK OFF

Sunday, January 15th
12:00pm to 5:00pm @ Fitzgerald’s in Berwyn

Come join us for great food, drink, raffles, prizes and NFL playoffs! Individual and team competitors will vie for the title of Best Chili while we share a Sunday fun-day and revel together for a great cause. Doors open at noon. See you there!

NFL SQUARES

Watch and purchase squares for both divisional playoff games!

RAFFLES

1st prize is a 5-night stay at the Grand Miramar in Puerto Vallarta. 2nd prize is two Lexus Club tickets to a Chicago Bulls game w/parking. 3rd prize is an Apple TV. Winner need not be present!

LIVE MUSIC

Grab your dancing partner and get ready for the bluegrass bad boys of Chicago, Growler, playing at 3:30pm!

KID FRIENDLY

This year’s event will feature a kid friendly event area, full with engaging games and activities for children. Did we mention that kids 12 and under enter for free!

VOLUNTEER

Sign up to volunteer at the Chili Cook Off!

KNOCKOUT PICKLES WARRIOR DEMO 

Come see how it’s done! The Warriors will be doing a Knockout Pickle demonstration on the main stage at the venue.

RAFFLES & NFL PLAYOFF SQUARES

Enter to win some great prizes or watch and purchase squares for both divisional playoff games! Prizes are TBA!

LIVE MUSIC

Grab your dancing partner and get ready for the bluegrass bad boys of Chicago, Growler, playing at 3:30 pm!

KID FRIENDLY

This year’s event will feature a kid friendly event area, full with engaging games and activities for children. Did we mention that kids 12 and under enter for free!

VOLUNTEER

Want to help out at the Chili Cook Off? 

 

KNOCKOUT PICKLES WARRIOR DEMO

Come see how it’s done! The Warriors will be doing a Knockout pickle demonstration on the main stage at the venue.

 

General Entry

General admission will be $30 at the door. Kids 12 and under are free!

General admission includes complimentary appetizers and dessert, full access to chili contest entries, and a donation to Opportunity Knocks. Add a pre-order for Knock Out Pickles to your event ticket purchase online!

Event Schedule

11:00 AM
Chili Chef Registration Begins

11:30 AM
Individual Chili Judging Begins

12:00 PM
The Chili Cook Off Begins

12:00 PM
People’s Choice Competition, Program Division: Life Shop Warriors vs. OPRF CITE Huskies

12:05 PM
NFL Game 1 Kickoff, AFC Divisional Game: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

12:45 PM
Individual Chili tasting is Open to all Event Attendees

1:45 PM
Chili Contest Winners Announced for Individual Competition | People’s Choice Round 1

2:00 PM
People’s Choice Competition, Family Division: The Goldrick Family vs. The O’Connor Family

2:45 PM
Announce winners of round 2 of People’s Choice Competition

3:00 PM
Begin Live Pickling Demo

3:30 PM
People’s Choice Competition, Partner Division: OK Staff vs. WSSRA Staff

3:30 PM
Begin Live Music by Growler

3:40 PM
NFC Divisional Playoff Game: Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers

4:15 PM
Raffle Drawing

5:00 PM
Event Conclusion

INDIVIDUAL CHILI CONTEST

Emceed by the Emmy award winning Chicago’s Best co-host, Elliot Bambrough, 15 chef contestants will battle over three rounds for this year’s Chili Cook Off title! The contest will be judged by Ted Host (Old School Tavern and Grill), Sean Cusick (Smoque), and Erik Williams (Carnivore).

Think your chili can win the overall and vegetarian divisions? Register now!

12:00pm

Program Division: The Warrior vs. Huskies Throwdown

2:00pm

Family Division: The Chili War on Wisconsin Ave.

3:30pm

Partner Division: OK & WSSRA Staff Showdown

 

 

 

 

5-night Stay at the Grand Miramar in Puerto Vallarta
2 Lexus Club Tickets to a Chicago Bulls Game w/Parking
Apple TV

Enter for a chance to win one of this year’s prizes!

Winner need not be present. For online purchases: tickets with accompanying numbers will be distributed via email the week prior to the event or earlier.

If interested in event sponsorships, please contact Chanelle Moragne at: chanelle@opportunityknocksnow.org