Space is limited, so sign up now! Space will be assigned as entry forms are received. In the event we run out of space you will be notified immediately. Please review the entire Cook-off Contest Rules before registering.

There will be 3 categories in which you may compete. Chiles and onions will be provided by local farmers.

July 27th

Salsa: MUST use Green/Red Chiles or Jalapenos as an ingredient.

Green Chile Dish:

Red Chile Dish:

These can be an appetizer, main dish or dessert and MUST contain Green or Red Chile.

Judging will be based on: Appearance, aroma, taste and aftertaste.

Prizes:  There will be 2 categories:



The Professional/Commercial winner of each category shall have bragging rights and a banner to display at their place of business.

**Due to space limitations, limited to 4 or less per team**

Cash and ribbon awards will be given to 1st ($100), 2nd ($50), and 3rd ($25) in each category.

Amateurs must cook on site. Professional/Commercial can cook in their licensed kitchen, but must provide a temperature log when turning in the entry. The entries must be ready and turned in to the courthouse pavilion by 2 p.m.


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