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Plant sciences chili cook-off Nov. 19

chili_cookoffVia grad student Cheni Filios:

It’s time to pull out grandma’s secret chili recipe because the Sixth Annual Battle of the Plant Sciences Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser is coming soon!

Will your department emerge triumphant as the chili champions? Or can’t you stand the heat?

The Battle of the Plant Sciences Chili Cook-Off will be in Emerson 135 on Friday, November 19 from 3 to 6 p.m. The Departments of Horticulture, Plant Biology, Plant Breeding, and Plant Pathology should assemble their best chili chefs in three categories:

  1. Meat
  2. Vegetarian
  3. Wild-Card (contains at least one non-traditional chili ingredient)

Students, Faculty, and Staff are all welcome to participate! Email chili entries to Cheni ( to enter the contest, including the following info:

  • names of cooks
  • department
  • category
  • name of chili

Registration deadline is Friday, November 12. We only have room for 25 chili entrants–so don’t delay registering!

There will be prizes for the winners of each chili category. The Cook-Off will also feature a door prize raffle with prizes from local businesses!

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