6th Annual Cooper-Young/Peabody Elementary Chili Cook-Off
Saturday, February 9th 12-1:30 pm at the Peabody Elementary Cafeteria
$5 ticket to taste! $20 to compete!
Meet this year’s amazing judges:
- Chef Tony Geraci, MCS Dir. of Food Services and star of the documentary, Cafeteria Man
- Rick Trotter, the voice of the Memphis Grizzlies
- Tiger Bryant, owner of Young Avenue Deliand part-owner of the Soul Fish cafes
- Chef Ryan Trimm, a finalist forFood & Wine magazine’s Best New Chef and owner of Sweet Grass and Next Door restaurants.
There are some great contestants and reigning champions from 2012 entered, but we would love to “spice” up the competition. After all, all the proceeds go to benefit the Peabody Beautification Fund!
Interested in Competing?
Just Hungry for Great Chili?You may purchase a $5 ticket at the door, and you get four tastings and a drink! Your votes help us choose the highly coveted People’s Choice Winner, so bring a few extra dollars to vote with!
This year, we’ve also got kid tickets – $2 buys a child a grilled cheese sandwich and lemonade since not all kids are fans of chili and spice.
This year’s Chili Cook-off will have a new feature – a silent auction!
Up for bidding is a a landscape consult and certificate, summer membership to the Rhodes College pool, and more! There are also Grizz tickets and gift certificates from local restaurants and businesses. See the list of items here!