Chilly Chili Cook-off

February 18, 2023 @ 1:00PM — 4:00PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

Chester Park: 190 Willow St Chester, CA 96020 Get Directions

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Don a Toque, Taste Some Great Chili and Have Some Fun! Tickets still available day of the event!

Come for an afternoon of great chili, beverages, live music, and a crazy hat (or toque) contest. Sit by the fire and enjoy s'mores, while supporting Chester's Ice Skating Rink, the first winter activity of the Town Plaza at Chester Park.

The Chilly Chili Cook-Off is a fundraising event to support the ice skating rink coming to Chester Park in December 2022 - March 2023. The Ice Rink is a part of the Town Plaza project in collaboration with The Almanor Foundation and the Lake Almanor Area Chamber.

Here's what's happening!

Event Time 1 PM - 4 PM

Tasting Tickets - $10, Children under 12 - $5

Live Music with "Doctor" Jeff

Adult Beverages

Warming spots for roasting s'mores

Ice Sculpture carved by Tim Carman!!

The Great 2023 Toque Contest

Put on your best toque and win the prize for the best hat of the season. See below for ideas.

Chili Teams

Prizes for:

  • "Best Chili"
  • "Awesome Showmanship or Booth"
  • "Most Awesome Toque" Open to all teams and tasters.

Sponsorship Opportunities

$250 Mild Chili Sponsor

  • Incudes 1 tasting and 1 ice skating ticket and small logo on sponsor signage at event.

$500 Spicy Chili Sponsor

  • Includes 2 tasting and 2 ice skating tickets and medium logo on sponsor signage at event.

$1000 Hot Chili Sponsor

  • Includes 4 tasting and 4 ice skating tickets and large logo on sponsor signage at event.

$1500 Ice Carver Sponsor

  • Includes sponsor signage at live ice carving and then ice sculptures are yours to add to your winter outdoor décor! 4 tasting and 4 ice skating tickets and large logo on sponsor signage at event.

$2500 OMG Chili Sponsor

  • Includes 6 tasting and 6 ice skating tickets and largest logo on sponsor signage at event. Your name on prize for Best Chili & Best Decorated Booth.

What's a toque? Its a winter hat. What's a great toque? Well that's up to you.

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The Almanor Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity, EIN# 86-2462099.

A big thank you to our sponsors!

Mild Chili
Diamond Mountain Casino

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