PALM SPRINGS: The World’s “Hottest” Competition Set to Arrive in Palm Springs – World’s Championship Chili Cookoff
WORLD’S CHAMPIONSHIP CHILI COOKOFF COMING TO PALM SPRINGS!
SPA RESORT CASINO TO SPONSOR ● CITY OF PALM SPRINGS TO HOST
Media Tasting & Press Conference Set for July 12th
PALM SPRINGS, CA – The world’s “hottest” competition is set to arrive in Palm Springs in October 2013—it’s the World’s Championship Chili Cookoff, sponsored by Spa Resort Casino. The International Chili Society sanctioned event will bring together hundreds of self-described “Chiliheads” to compete for the title of “World’s Best Chili Cook”, an event that typically attracts 20,000 attendees, and includes a prize package worth $55,000!
WHAT: Chili Tasting and Press Conference (not open to public – media only)
Event will feature “Shotgun Willie Chili” tasting, officials from the City of Palm Springs, Spa Resort Casino, and the International Chili Society.
WHEN: Thursday, July 12th at 11:00am (media asked to arrive by 10:45am)
WHERE: Spa Resort Casino’s Cascade Lounge, 401 E. Amado (complimentary valet)
WHO: Palm Springs Mayor Steven Pougnet
Brian Hansberry, COO, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Carol Hancock, World Champion Chili Chef & Owner/CEO International Chili Society
Bill Duke, General Manager, Spa Resort Casino; Julius Kazen, Director Hotel Operations/President, PSHA; Aftab Dada, General Manager, Hilton Hotel Palm Springs/Chairman, PS Resorts.
Due to security policies and limited space, all attendees are required to RSVP by July 10.
Please RSVP to:
Director of Communications
Spa Resort Casino
World’s Championship Chili Cookoff contact:
Carol Hancock, International Chili Society