Everyone loves to brag that his chili (or ribs, hamburger, etc.) is the best. But it helps to be able to point to a first-place finish in a public contest to drive that point home. The Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale is hosting its seventh-annual Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, April 21, at Holiday Park in Fort Lauderdale, giving amateur cooks a chance to battle for that honor.
Junior League members, in addition to friends and family, are invited to sign up to compete in the cook-off, from noon to 3 p.m. All manner of recipes are welcome, including traditional, veggie, turkey, or your own crazy concoction.
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The winner of the event will be crowned the "JL Chili Master Chef." Participants should bring a serving spoon and any tasty toppings that you think will give you a competitive edge. If you plan to enter, sign up online and arrive at the venue between 11:45 a.m. and noon the day of the competition.
Even if you don't feel like cooking or competing, you can participate by sampling the offerings and helping to vote for a winner. Sides and desserts will be provided.