The Great American Chili Cook-off was held over the weekend in downtown Woodstock.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The Woodstock Police Foundation has announced the winners of its second-annual Great American Chili Cook-off. First place winner in the open division were Chef David Jackson and his team, Stew Live Crew. The team is comprised of participants of many chili cooking compeitions and Jackson was "thrilled" to add another trophy to his collection. Second place went to the Woodstock Fire Department entry with Chef Bobby Stilson and third place went to Chef Bill Raike and Uncle Billy’s Chili. Over twenty teams entered the cook-off to compete for $2,750 in prize money, trophies and bragging rights. In the commercial division, Gossip Hair Salon headed by Chef Mikel Carlisle was crowned the winner. The team won the contest by one point over the …
The fundraiser benefits the Woodstock Police Foundation.
Wednesday is the deadline to sign up to participate in the second annual Woodstock Great American Chili Cook-off. The cook-off, hosted by the Woodstock Police Foundation, will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 3, the first day of the fourth-annual Woodstock Art & Wine Festival. The festival will be held 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 3 and Sunday Nov. 4. Both events will take place at the Park at City Center in downtown Woodstock. Due to a rise in corporate and individual charitable donations, the foundation was able to increase the cash prizes for the competition. First-place winners will receive $1,500, while second place recipients will get $750 for second-place and third-place winners will garner $500. Two …