Taproom on 19th Hosts 3rd Annual Chili Challenge with 20 Chefs Competing

Taproom on 19th (2400 S. 19th, Philadelphia) heats things up this winter with the return of their 3rd Annual Chili Challenge on Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Twenty local chefs and cooks will participate in an epic South Philadelphia chili throwdown. Admission is free for competitors and guests. Samples are free. All additional food and drink are pay-as-you-go. Guests must be 21 or older to drink. 

The 20 contenders will bring in their homemade chili to Taproom on 19th to be tasted and rated by local foodies and compete Best Chili title. The grand prize winner will receive a special price plus of course bragging rights. Judges include Drew Lazor, a Philadelphia food writer and professional chili judge, Fidel Gastro, a Philadelphia food writer, blogger and undercover rocker, Louis Marchesani of the Gin Canaries, Danya Henninger from Billy Penn and Will Lindsay from Stockyard.

Attendees can sample 20 different chilis, free of charge, and take advantage of Taproom on 19th’s beer and drink specials all night, as well as other surprises to come. Some notable names of contestants include Cat Downs (who won in the first year), Georgeann Emma Leaming from Samwich, Anthony Pasceri from The Pineville Tavern, Shaun Carney and Stefanie Carney from  Dawson Street Pub, the team from El Camino Real Philadelphia and the team from Baril Philly. Others to be announced.

For more information, visit the event page on Taproom on 19th on Facebook, or click www.taproomon19th.com, call 267-687-7817 or follow @TaproomOn19th