Hosted by 315 Foodies, the 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off was held Saturday afternoon at Rock Valley Brewing in perfect weather and a large crowd.
Preston Moore of 315 Foodies said: Please wait a little longer next time. You’ll know right away. If not, we’ll have to wait until his Facebook post, which is ironic of mine, is revealed. “
The winner of the 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off held at Rock Valley Brewing Company was Chili #2 by The Cafe at Stone Mill Team.
“Congratulations to Katie Tomei and her team for winning gold this year for their incredibly vegetarian friendly white pepper. Well done Katie, please don’t kick the down chef John hard,” said Moore.
Congrats were also sent to Ina’s Pizzeria (#8) in Dorjville for winning the Jury’s Choice category.
Moore said: Thanks to Rock Valley Brewing Co. for always being the best hosts. Thanks to Mayor Dana Shelley, Judge Mark Rose, Mark Regan, Ole Sal and Chef Robert Nam Cirillo for judging. Thank you, thank you, thank you to all of our volunteers. i love you all Nothing happens without you. Thanks to Brian Marhaver and Little Falls Elks Lodge #42 for making sure we had what we needed. “
Mike George, owner of Rock Valley Brewing Company, said: It was great talking to people from all over New York State and beyond. “
The following companies participated in the competition.
Chile #1: Matteson Hotel 2.0
Chili #2: Stone Mill Cafe
Chili #3: Stewart’s Shop
Chile #4: Little Falls Elks Lodge 42
Chili #5: Tin Cup Tavern & Grill
Chili #6: Canalside Inn
Chili #7: Southern Girl Diner and Food Truck
Chile #8: Inaz Pizzeria
Chile #9: Italian Feast
Chile #10: Renaissance Pub
Chili #11: Copper Mousse Ale House of Little Falls
Chile #12: Malts Mondo di Mangia
Chile #13: Pine Hills Golf Course