WHO WILL WIN BEST CHILI?
February 25, 2008
Greer, SC- Twenty-one restaurants will showcase their culinary skills in historic Greer Station (downtown Greer) by competing in the Greer Chili Cook-off presented by Greer State Bank and Honest – 1 Auto Care from 6:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2008. Celebrity judges will vote for best tasting chili and best decorated restaurant booth. The public will then cast their ballots for their choice of “Greer’s Best Chili!” Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three winners and the first place winner will also receive a traveling trophy to keep in their respective restaurant for the year. The competing restaurants are:
Anna’s International Restaurant
Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria
Blue Ridge Brewing Company
Demetre’s Gourmet Grille
Ellen’s Delicatessen & Catering
Firehouse Subs in Greer
The Great Bay Oyster House
Lunch & Such of Greer
Martha Kitchen Greer Country Club
M & J Crossroads
Publix Supermarkets – Thornblade
Southern Thymes Café
Chili Taster Cups will be on sale for $1 each sample. Budweiser, Thomas Creek, and Pepsi-Cola products will also be available. The event will also feature live, musical entertainment by Milhouse and three fun zones for kids of all ages!
Organizers are expecting crowds to reach 5,000 due to the popularity of participating restaurants and the evening’s entertainment.
The Greer Chili Cook-off is presented by Greer State Bank and Honest – 1 Auto Care. Supporting sponsors include: Amazing Threads, Budweiser of Greenville, CapitalBank, C&J Portable Toilets, Converge, LLC, Costco, First Citizens Bank, Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, Greater Greer News, Greenville Federal Credit Union, The Greer Citizen, The Greer Herald, Greer State Bank, Harrison Electrical, Inc., Honest - 1 Auto Care, Martin & Davis, LLC, 106.3 Charlie FM, Partnership for Tomorrow, Pepsi-Cola of Greenville, TranSystems and York Constructors, Inc.
For more event information, please contact the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce at 877-3131 or visit www.greerchamber.com.