Orlando Chili Cook-Off 10 Year Anniversary
Saturday, February 16, 2019
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
In the Milk District – Festival Park
2019 Event Experience
Bringing the heat since 2009, the Orlando Chili Cook-off is one of the city’s most mouthwatering festivals. Enjoy a day at Festival Park, sampling from 100+ chili booths, crafted by local restaurants and nationwide chefs. Dig into food truck fare, beer and wine, and family-friendly refreshments. Experience live music, games, vendors, a DJ station, and the Kids Zone!
2019 Miller Lite VIP Zone
– Access to the Miller Lite VIP Zone – Direct view of the stage
– 4 Complimentary Beverages
– VIP swag bag (special gifts, koozie & more)
– Light Bites while supplies last
– Private Bar and Restrooms
PLUS, the benefits of General Admission!
2019 Tito’s Experience Zone
– Private Tito’s Experience Zone
– 4 signature Tito’s cocktails offered
– Connect with Tito’s Representatives
– Tito’s Handmade Vodka Swag, Games and more!
2019 Bands: Wilted Chilis & The Daniel Heitz Band
Orlando Fun Crew KIDS ZONE
Kids DJ Renee Adams, Bounce Houses, Interactive Games, and Prizes!
Thank You to Our Sponsors
The Orlando Chili Cook-off is proud to announce
We are the 2019 CASI Southeast Regional Championship!
The top three CASI winners automatically qualified for the Terlingua International World Chili Championship! Win Big Money! Over $5,000 in cash & prizes!
Think you make a mean chili?
Orlando Chili Cook-off is a sanctioned CASI cookoff.
CASI’s mission is to create and maintain a structure that promotes chili cookoff events which bridge the gap between local charitable organizations, the community and corporations. CASI sanctioned chili cookoffs are intended to bring local communities and competitive chili cooks together to raise awareness of chili and raise funds for the local charities, while supporting the community with wholesome, enriched competitive cooking events.
CASI’s Motto: Chili, Charity and Fun!!
To learn more about CASI, click here.
ORLANDO CHILI COOK-OFF 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY IS PROUD TO BENEFIT CAMARADERIE FOUNDATION!
Camaraderie Foundation’s mission is to provide healing for invisible wounds of war through counseling, emotional and spiritual support for all branches of Post-9/11 Veterans, Service members and their families.
The Camaraderie Foundation provides access to mental health counseling services, at no expense, to these Military Service Members, Post-9/11 Veterans and their families. Our warriors and their families experience Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury, Military sexual trauma, divorce, substance abuse, spousal abuse, child abuse and other problems which we serve through the private sector and may supplement and/or add to existing government programs. With your support we can help these Service Members and their families. Eighty-two cents of every dollar raised is spent directly on our programs.
We seek to provide Military Service Members, Post-9/11 Veterans, and their families with support, encouragement and counseling to alleviate the stress associated with their transition from the battlefield back into society by building a strong community of support around them. Through the healing of their invisible wounds, we are truly Saving Lives – Saving Families.
ORLANDO CHILI COOK-OFF 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY ALSO SUPPORTS:
Kiwanis Club of Greater Orlando – Winter Park is a community service organization where professionals, retirees, students, and civic volunteers all come together with one common goal: serving the needs of children in Central Florida. For more information visit KiwanisGO.com.
The Milk District is Orlando’s most vibrant Main Street, enhancing and preserving the small business community while nurturing the arts, music, culture, ongoing development and the commercial interests of our creative District. The Milk District nonprofit exists to raise funds to enhance the interests of our diverse community. We provide the voice of our District in community affairs and act as the cultural hub for our community. For more information visit TheMilkDistrict.org.
ORLANDO CHILI COOK-OFF PRODUCED BY:
Events for Change is an approved 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing unique and exciting public and private events where proceeds are donated to deserving local charities and other not-for-profit organizations. The staff at Events for Change provides professional event planning and management services at a minimal cost to ensure the benefiting charity receives an optimal return. Our goal is to raise as much money and exposure as possible for these great causes while providing a fun experience for attendees.
Join in the “Good Times for Great Causes!”
2019 World ____ Chili _____ _____ Eating Challenge
Stay tuned for the all new Eating Challenge for the 10 Year Anniversary!
2018 Dave & Buster’s World Chili Eating Challenge
8 Major League Eaters • 6 Minutes • 1 Champion
Congratulations to Carmen Cincotti for winning the World Chili Eating Challenge and setting a new world record!
1st Place- Carmen Cincotti – 9.75 32oz bowls of chili; 312 oz.; 2.438 gallons NEW WORLD RECORD
2nd Place- Geoffrey Esper- 8.75 bowls
3rd Place- Darron Breeden- 8.5 bowls
4th Place- Joey Chestnut- 7.5 bowls
5th Place- Miki Sudo and Gideon Oji- 6.75 bowls
7th Place- Badlands Booker- 4 bowls
8th Place- Sylvia Tough- 1.5 bowls
2018 Event Map