12th Annual Chile Bowl Cook-Off

by / Feb 22, 2018 / comments

 

Salsas from the salsa competition in a previous year. Valley DAily Post photo

12th Annual Chile Bowl Cook-Off

The 12th Annual Chile Bowl Cook-Off is happening on March 24! This is your chance to taste some of the best chile the valley has to offer. Or you can step up and see how your chile or salsa stacks up to the competition.

Event organizers are still accepting sponsors and still have plenty of room for Contestants, Red Chile, Green Chile and Salsa.  

Contestants at the 2015 event. Valley Daily Post photo

1st, 2nd and 3rd will pay $100, $75 and $50, Best of Show pays $50 as well.  We also encourage children 10 and under to come dressed as a Jalapeno, green or red chile pepper, onion, burrito, taco, pork chop anything to do with chile!  5 money prizes for children $50 to $10.  Mariachi Sin Nombre will be performing!  

The public will be helping a great cause, the San Martin de Porres Soup Kitchen, a non-profit 501c-(3).

All donations and sponsorships are tax deductible!

San Martin de Porres Soup Kitchen
Suzan Roybal (Registered agent)
216 State Road 399
Espanola, New Mexico 87532

 Musical performers at the 2015 event. Valley Dailly Post photo

 

  • 9am – Doors open for contestants to set up booths
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  • 10:30am - Contestant's Meeting
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  • 11am - Doors open for Public Tasting - Cooks begin serving public,                  
  • Manny Martinez-Emcee and Entertainment - Mariachi Sin Nombre
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  • 11am to 1pm - Silent Auction (going on East Wall of Ballroom)
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  • 11:30am - Welcome (Emcee)
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  • 12 Noon - Speakers
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  • 12:30pm Costume Contest
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  • 1:30pm – Last Call for Ballots-Boxes collected
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  • 1:30pm – Silent Auction Closes
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  • 2pm – Chile contest Winners Announced
  •            Silent Auction Winners follows