PO Box 560 / 90 Alexander Lane, Solomons, Maryland 20688   

Phone (410) 326-3171  |  olssschool@comcast.net  |  Fax (410) 326-9478

​​​​OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA SCHOOL

CHILI COOK-OFF CONTESTANT INFO:

🌶🎄 ONE HOT CHRISTMAS CHILI COOK-OFF 🎄🌶
Date: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022

Location: Our Lady Star of the Sea School Providence Room

Judges will evaluate on appearance, aroma, texture, and flavor. If you are a chili connoisseur, then please join us to determine the winning chili in the following categories: 

- Zestiest Chili

- Most Creative Chili

- Best Overall Chili


How to sign up:

- Send an email to olsschilicookoff@gmail.com with your name and contact info.


We will contact you before the event to confirm your availability. Thank you for your support!​​

IMPORTANT INFO:

- All food items must be in original packages, with receipts

- Contestants must cook a minimum of 6 quarts of chili

- Contestants will be provided with a 6-ft table & electricity

- Please use sanitary and food preparation best practices (gloves and hair nets will be available for use)

- Contestants responsible for supplying cooking apparatus & utensils, cooler, and thermometers for food storage/prep

- No ingredients may be pre-cooked in any way prior to the commencement of the official cook-off.  The only exceptions are canned or bottled tomatoes, tomato sauce, pepper sauce, beverages, broth, etc.  MEAT MAY NOT BE PRE-COOKED, in any manner.  All other ingredients must be chopped or prepared during the preparation period.

- Bowls & spoons will be provided for judges & public tasting

​- Please arrive by 11:30am on Dec. 3 for check-in

- Feel free to decorate your table!


​EVENT SCHEDULE FOR SAT, DEC. 3:
- 11:30am: Check In / Set Up
- 12:00-4:30pm: Prep Time
- 3:00-7:00pm: Doors Open to Public
- 5:00-7:00pm: Open to the Public for Tasting


REGISTRATION:

- Please register using the form below, or email your information to Katie Wingenter at olsschilicookoff@gmail.com

- Upon receipt of the registration form, chefs will be emailed an easy to fill out food permit application with additional information.​​

VOLUNTEER TO BE A JUDGE:

COME TO EAT:

If you would like to visit our Chili Cook Off during the Solomons Christmas Walk and sample all of the delicious chilis, please come to the OLSS Providence Room from 5:00-7:00pm!