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2019 Green Chile Contest is Full

Nick’s Green Chile Contest Saturday September 7th.
Think you have a delicious Green Chile recipe?
Enter it to win cash prizes!
Contest is Limited to first 15 Participants

Call 303-696-6657 to Enter

-11:30am Contestants must have green chile to Nick’s
-12pm Judging starts
-1:15pm Winners announced
As soon as judging is done anyone can sample the entries!

Green Chile Contest Rules:
You must bring the green chile prepared for judges to sample. Make at least 1 quart.
The green chile must be in a crockpot or proper container to hold proper temperature.
All entries must be at Nick’s by 11:30am. No later!
You can take your container or crockpot home at 2:30 pm. Your chile will be sampled by public before that.

We will have you fill out a short entry form when you arrive. You must have a copy of your recipe printed to Share with Nick’s as we will share winning recipes with public.
NO contestants affiliated with Nick’s Garden Center or related to the owners.

Entry participant must be present to enter and claim prize.
Chile judges will be evaluating the Following:
TASTE: Taste, above all else is the most important factor. The taste should consist of the combination of the meat, peppers, spices, etc, with no particular ingredient being dominant, but rather a blend of the flavors.
CONSISTENCY: Chile must have a good ratio between sauce and meat. It should not be dry, watery, grainy, lumpy, or greasy.
AROMA: Chile should smell good. This also indicates what is in store when you taste it.
COLOR: Chile should look appetizing. Reddish brown is generally accepted as good.
BITE: Bite or after taste is the heat created by the various type of chile peppers and chile spices.

*Vegan, Organic and vegetarian recipes are welcome but will be judged collectively with traditional recipes.

It’s Simple, Bring your best rendition of Green Chile
a.k.a. “Chile Verde” and impress the judges with your tastiest recipe. No Chili Beans

This is a contest for the best tasting GREEN CHILE prepared at your home
and brought to Nick’s for judging by 11:30am on 9/7/19.

Judging will be by Aurora Fire Department representatives.
Let the best tasting Chile win!
1st place $150, 2nd Place $100, 3rd Place $50


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