September 26, 2018

4th Annual Willy-Nilly Chili Cook-Off Recap

The 2018 Willy-Nilly Chili Cook-Off was a huge success. Thirteen participants, including several repeat cooks, served up chili both spicy and mild. There was chicken chili and beef chili and chili with beans and without.

Thirteen people participated in the 4th annual chili cook-off at UMW March 6.

Thirteen people participated in the 4th annual chili cook-off at UMW March 6.

Thank you to everyone who had a hand in putting this event together.  To those who planned the event, helped set up, helped break down, recruited cooks, spent time socializing with colleagues, or helped in any other way, you are greatly appreciated.

From left to right, chili winners are Jean Elliott, 1st place; Lynn Richardson, third place; and Arin Doerfler, 2nd place.

Chili cook-off winners are (left to right): Jean Elliott, 1st place; Lynn Richardson, 3rd place; and Arin Doerfler, 2nd place.

Thank you to all those who entered: Angie Brau, Vickie Chapman, Arin Doerfler, Rita Dunston, Jean Elliot, Ian Finlayson, Pam Lowery, Alica Osbourne, Christy Pack, April Peterson, Lynne Richardson, Jay Sullivan, and Kimberly Young.

The big winners were:

Chili

  • 1st Place – Jean Elliott
  • 2nd Place – Arin Doerfler
  • 3rd Place – Lynne Richardson

Cornbread

  • 1st Place – Christy Pack
  • 2nd Place – Alica Osbourne
  • 3rd Place – Jay Sullivan

Cornbread winners are (left to right): Christy Pack, 1st place; Alica Osbourne, 2nd place; Jay Sullivan, 3rd place.

We also want to congratulate the following individuals for winning door prizes: Lee Bessette, Connie Huylebroek, Cat Parrotte, Evie Sherlock, & Angie White.  Special Thanks also extended to Campbell’s Vending, Pepsi, and AV Staff!  We couldn’t have done it without you.  You’re all awesome – and are such a pleasure to work with.