7th Annual Chilly Chili & Mac Cook-Off 2017 02/18/17 - 02/18/17
CHILLY CHILI & MAC COOK-OFF 2017
Brought to you by The Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce. Saturday, February 18th, 2017
We've opened the door to Mac too for those of you that are interested. If you just want to make Chili that works just fine, if you want to bring a side dish of mac as an accompaniment to your dish you are welcome to do that. Please let us know if you will be doing just Chili or both.
WANT TO ENTER A TEAM?
Each team will prepare 3-5 gallons of chili and serve the public and judges, vying for coveted prizes including, People's Choice, and Best Judged Chili. Prizes will also be awarded for the best-decorated booth. There is a $30 entry fee per team, unless you are a Chamber Member. Interested companies, organizations or family teams can register on-line at www.lakealmanorarea.com or call Chamber office at 258-2426. Team should consist of at least two (2) team members but the more the merrier!
We'll supply a table and have a limited number of awnings that we can provide (first come, first serve).
Please plan to bring your own source of heat, camp stove, propane burner, grill etc.
We'll provide taster kits (small cups, forks or spoons and napkins) and trash bags.
The Chamber bar cart will be there offering drinks (alcoholic and non) for purchase.
WHAT TO BRING
3- 5 gallons of your best chili & Mac if you've chosen to add to your booth.
A heat source for cooking/heating your chili & mac (some pre-cook it and others do the prep work at home and throw it together there; either way please know that it will need to be simmering for about 4 hours . . . . . teams typically start arriving 1-2 hrs early so that you can be ready to serve at 1 PM.
Hand sanitizer.especially helpful if you have some finger foods (i.e. crackers, chips etc.); need we say, no running water outside where we'll be cooking. Water for drinking (for the team).
Dish towels or paper towels.
Stuff to clean-up and transport your dirty dishes/utensils home.
WANT TO TASTE THE CHILI & MAC?
Tasting kits with a ballot card will be available to the general public at the even for $8.00 each. This allows you to taste all the teams, chilis and macs and submit a vote for your favorite. Look for pre-ticket sales for taster kits to begin later in the year.
Judges, Choice Award, panel of Chamber of Commerce members will judge all chili's in blind tasting and rate them on aroma, consistency, color, taste; and Best Overall Chili will be selected.
CAN'T ENTER A TEAM BUT WOULD LIKE TO SPONSOR THE EVENT?
We will happily accept any merchandise or gift certificate donations to be used as prizes for our Chili Champions. Your business name will be included in the promotion and advertising for more information on sponsorship call Chamber office at 530-258-2426.
Location: Plumas Bank Chester Branch Chester,, CA 96020
Chilly Outside? Chili Inside. Teams, bring your best recipes to the Annual Lake Almanor chili cook-off!
35th Annual Lake Almanor Mile High 100 06/17/17 - 06/17/17
35th Annual MILE HIGH 100 bike ride. Three different scenic routes to choose from. Come out for a day of great cycling, wonderful food, relaxing entertainment and lots of fun.
Late online registration will end 6/15/17.
Due to the logistics of ordering, t-shirts and meals, they will not be available the day of the ride to participants who sign up after June 9th, 2017.
On-site registration will be held on Friday evening, 6/16/17 (6-8 pm) and Saturday morning (6-9 am), June 17, 2017 at the Chester Park. On-site registration, an additional $10.00 fee is added for same-day registration.
Location: Chester Park - Chester, CA Chester, CA 96020