Spice Up Your Saturday this Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack

Monday, February 20, 2023

One of the most popular Meadowlands Racetrack events happens this Saturday, February 25th – the annual Chili Cook-off Winter Edition.

20 contestants are registered to compete for the $1,000 Traditional Red grand prize while 11 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
Best Booth:
* $250
Racetrack guests are encouraged to sample the chili and vote for their favorite to be crowned People’s Choice champion. The fan favorite cook will walk away with the $250 prize. Fan 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/meadowlands-winter-chili-cook-off/