2014 ATENAS CHILI COOK OFF DETAILS AT
5th Annual ATENAS CHILI COOK-OFF
(NEW Vegetarian Category!!!)
WHEN: Sunday, February 12th, 2012 - 11am to 4pm
ENTRANCE COST FOR ATTENDEES: 1,500-colones which gives you a Tasting Cup and spoon (but make sure to bring extra $$ for all the other goodies for sale & to donate!!)
WHERE: ATENAS - on the grounds of Quinta RomaVista - Barrio Mercedes
DIRECTIONS: 2 kms off the Monte de Aguacate (old Alajuela to Orotina highway) - follow the signs.
No entry fee for chili teams this year! This year chili will be cooked off-site and brought to the competition and setup will begin at 10am
In addition to some great-tasting chili, there will be:
• Live music including country and western
• All day raffle with great prizes
• Contests and games
• Beer and wine garden
• Hot dogs, chicken wings, pies and cakes, and other goodies
Last year this event had 14 chili teams competing for trophies and approximately 600 visitors. This year they are expecting as many as 30 teams to sign up and host as many as 1,000 attendees. This is already the largest and best-attended event of its kind in Costa Rica!
As before, funds raised go to support the wonderful
Hogar de Vida de Ninez
home for abandoned, abused and orphaned children. Located in Atenas, the home accepts children from all over the country, referred by the Child Services Administration. Last year they raised about $3,400!!!
This event was founded by Kay's Gringo Postres
More info like rules and regulations for cooks, pics from last year + - go to:
ENJOY - and tell them Vicki Skinner (aka the Sarong Goddess!) - Connected you!!!