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5th Annual Queen City Chili Cook-Off

ft. music from The Tenderbellies

Saturday, April 15, 2017

12:00pm to 4:00pm

All Ages $5 suggested donation (Kids under 12 FREE!)

5th Annual Queen City Chili Cook Off

Entry form now live:

The fifth annual Queen City Chili Cook-Off comes to Nectar’s on Saturday, April 15th. All proceeds benefit the Burlington Fire Fighters Association.

There will be prizes for the following categories: Best Overall, People’s Choice, Most Creative and Best Overall Presentation. The esteemed panel of judges will, once again, include the who’s who of the chili-judging world.

It is an all-ages event with $5 admission fee (kids under 12 are free) that includes tasting and judging the chili along with live music.

Tasting starts at Noon with judging starting at 2 pm and the winners are announced around 3 pm.

There is no fee to enter the contest. Please email with any questions!

Entering Your Chili (the fine print):
Serving utensils, tasting containers and table set up provided by Nectar’s. Chili must arrive at Nectar’s heated and ready to be served in either a crockpot or hot plate. Each entry must be a minimum of 3 gallons of chili. One type of chili per entry is allowed. Note: not all chili needs to be in the crockpot at the same time. Any additional chili containers can be stored by Nectar’s staff and brought out as needed to refill your crockpot or other heating element.

The Tenderbellies

The Tenderbellies are a Burlington-based string band that seamlessly blends Americana, bluegrass, new grass, jazz and rock to create a performance suitable for any audience.

While their musical roots vary greatly, The Tenderbellies share a commitment to tailoring each performance to match the unique atmosphere and audience of every venue and event. Their music ranges from bold and brazen to delicate and somber. Each tune is performed with a careful attention to detail, but not without giving each musician an opportunity to explore.

  • Nectar's
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  • 188 Main Street Burlington, VT 05401
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  • (802) 658-4771
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  • Hours: Sun-Tue 7pm-2am / Wed-Sat 5pm-2am
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