10th Annual Family Services Of The Desert/Food Now Chile Cook-Off at the Palm Springs Air Museum
On Friday, November 1, 2019, from 6 to 9pm, the competition heats up as Family Services of the Desert presents the 10th Annual Food Now CHILI COOK-OFF. This year’s event will take place at the iconic Palm Springs Air Museum located at 745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Chefs representing the finest local restaurants, country clubs and even a few amateur chili aficionados will have the opportunity to showcase their chili-cooking expertise and find out how they measure up to their peers. A panel of judges from the International Chili Society will decide a Champion for Best Chili. Everyone in attendance will also get chance to vote for their favorite chili and crown the People’s Choice Award.
Bryan Gallo from KMIR will MC the activities and live music provided by the “Smooth Brothers” will keep the mood lively. Plenty of activities for the kids make this is an event the entire family can enjoy. In addition to great chili tasting, dancing, and live entertainment, there will be food available, free craft beer tasting, a photo booth, a silent auction and raffle.
Tickets are only $35, children 10 and under are free. This year there is also a VIP section with a hosted bar provided by Bar One Catering. VIP tickets are $75. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.
Food Now is the largest food pantry in the Coachella Valley. Every week they provide free supplemental food assistance to approximately 350 households. Annually they will distribute over 700,000 pounds of healthy and nutritious food for about 14% of the community the serve. Food Now also partners with five local elementary schools to provide for the nutritional needs of 120 hungry children on weekends through their Children’s Backpack Feeding Program.
Family Services of the Desert/Food Now is located at 14080 Palm Dr., Ste D-427, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240. To purchase tickets, become a sponsor, make a donation or simply get more information about Food Now and all the wonderful services they provide, please visit www.foodnowdhs.org.