A Spiced Up Saturday at the Meadowlands Chili Cook-Off

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

After being rescheduled due to last week’s winter storm, the Meadowlands Chili Cook-off Winter Edition finally gets underway this Saturday, February 5th.

20 contestants are registered to compete for the $1,000 Traditional Red grand prize while 15 contestants are entered in the Salsa category, with a $500 grand prize.  Both grand prize winners will earn a spot in the International Chili Society’s Annual World Championship Chili Cook-off in their categories.

Those interested in participating can still register at https://chilicookoff.com/cookoffs/list

There are also cash prizes for the runners up in each category:
Traditional Red Chili:

* $1,000 Grand Prize plus a spot in the ICS’s World Championship Traditional Red Chili Cook-off
* $500 – 2nd
* $250 – 3rd


* $500 Grand Prize plus a spot in the ICS’s World Championship Salsa Category
* $250 – 2nd
* $100 – 3rd

People’s Choice:

* $250

Racetrack guests are encouraged to sample the chili and vote for their favorite and vote for the People’s Choice champion.  The fan favorite cook will walk away with the $250 prize.  Fan favorite voting begins 7 pm; voting tickets will be available in the chili cook off area.

Fans can enjoy live harness racing with first race post time at 6:20 pm.

For complete chili event details visit https://playmeadowlands.com/event/2022-meadowlands-winter-chili-cook-off/