The Best in the West Chili Contest has a trio of repeat winners!

 The Town of Frisco’s Chili Cook-Off drew over a hundred chili lovers to vote for the best red, green and vegetarian  recipes at the Frisco Adventure Park on Saturday, December 8.  The snowy weather proved that even Ullr can be appeased with the smell of onions, chili powder, cumin and juicy ground chuck!  A trio of winners defended their titles against the new competitors vying for $600 in prize money.  Arapahoe Café’s green chili secured their professional status as amateurs Gilbert Vasquez and Emily Tracy repeat their success as not so amateur talent claiming the title in Best in the West.  The Summit County Chamber partnered with the Town to help kick off  the 5th Annual Wassail Days celebration in Frisco.


Below are the winners:


Peoples Choice Winners:

 Red Chili Professional         Arapahoe Café

Red Chili Amateur                Roman Moore with a Game On Chili using all Colorado sourced ingredients.

 Green Chili Professional     Araphoe Cafe

 Green Chili Amateur                        Gilbert Vasques with his Little Philly Chili

Vegetarian Professional       Prost

 Vegetarian Amateur             Emily Tracey for the Repeat


The Town and the Frisco and the Summit County Chamber of Commerce thank all the Chili Cook-Off entrants and all who attended the mixer.  A Special thanks to New Belgium Brewery,  Butterhorn Bakery , and the Frisco Adventure Park.

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