Chili Cook-Off Nov. 3
The City of Cleveland Heights Division of Parks and Recreation and the Recreation Advisory Board announces the Inaugural Chili Cook-Off at the Cleveland Heights Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 3, 5–7 p.m.
The event will benefit the Heights Youth Recreation Fund, which provides scholarships and reduced rates for Cleveland Heights youth to participate in Cleveland Heights recreation programs and leagues.
The Chili Cook-Off will feature a variety of recipes and a spirited, but friendly, competition from the following Cleveland Heights and University Heights businesses: Brennan’s Colony, Cedar Lee Pub, Inn on Coventry, New Heights Grill, O’Rielly’s Pub, Rockefeller’s, Tommy’s, Zagara’s, and Barle's Soup & Sandwich.
The Chili Cook-Off will include:
- Chili samples from the participating businesses, plus beverages;
- A children’s menu;
- A play room for children and gym availability for adults;
- Celebrity judges;
- A raffle with exciting prizes, such as an iPod Nano, Barnes & Noble Nook, new bicycle, Community Center passes and a Tiger Nation gift basket;
- Free parking and shuttle to Heights High School if the football team has a home playoff game that same evening.
Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for students, high school and under; and $20 for families. Tickets will be available for purchase at the participating businesses and at the Cleveland Heights Community Center, One Monticello Blvd., beginning Oct. 1.
Kim Sergio Inglis
Kim Sergio Inglis is editor-in-chief of the Heights Observer. She lives in the Shaker Farm Historic District in Cleveland Heights.