Thanks to all those
who participated as well as to all of those folks who came out
to be our tasters and judges!!
and the cooking stations setup for the contestants in
the bays of our firehouse
just after 7a.m. the day of the event
Contestant Row ready to serve!!
Eileen Laudenslager's Vegetarian Margarita
Eileen (beautiful wife of event
coordinator Mike Laudenslager) setting up her station to serve
her famous vegetarian Margarita chili. And no....the alcohol
was only for presentation, not consumption, during the event!!
Contestant Peter Heslin, winner of
1st Place Chili and Best Overall
Contestant Linda Mercier
Contestant Paul Berg
Captain Hogan and Dennis
Hoviland just prior to the start of our event,
confident and calm!
Captain Hogan prepping
for their Chicken and Corn Chowder, which went on to claim 1st
Dennis and Tom's Chicken
& Corn Chowder, winner of 1st Place Chowder
Event Coordinator Mike Laudenslager's
The Stietzel's deciding
which chili is best (or how they
can get seconds)
trophy and various medals that