Red Brecke, cookoff chairman for this cookoff, notified us that his email is currently down so please use the following - stewartm@pbworld.com until further notice.  Thanks!

It’s that time again!  The Del Mar Western Regional Chili Cook-off is just around the corner, and we are looking forward to another successful event.  If you haven’t done so already, please apply on the ICS website.

Thanks to the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Smart & Final and your entry fees, this years prize money totals $3400.

1st Place Red Chili - $500                               1st Place Salsa - $250

2nd Place Red Chili - $250                              2nd Place Salsa - $150

3rd Place Red Chili - $150                               3rd Place Salsa - $100


1st Place Chili Verde - $250                            1st Place People’s Choice - $500

2nd Place Chili Verde - $150                           2nd Place People’s Choice - $400

3rd Place Chili Verde - $100                            3rd Place People’s Choice - $300

                                                                        4th Place People’s Choice - $200

                                                                        5th Place People’s Choice - $100


As applications are received, a parking pass for the track will be mailed to you.  Carts will be provided to exit the cook-off and tables are available for your use.  Please come out to this exciting venue at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and enjoy a day at the races. The Thoroughbred Club wants to see this event grow larger and larger each year, so we need to keep the patrons happy with lots of chili to taste and vote on.  The more you serve the better chance you have to win!!!

Our cook-off has once again been identified as one of the world’s premier food competitions.  This year’s Red winner will receive an official WFC Golden Ticket and be invited to compete at the World Food Championships being held in Las Vegas. The event will pit the winners of the biggest and best food competitions against each other for a championship title.  Additional information can be obtained by visiting worldfoodchampionships.com.  

Any questions, please contact Red Brecke at 858-674-0840, chiliht@att.net



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