Stave Off the Cold with Mobile Meals' Chili Cook-Off!

Posted: Monday, March 18, 2013 by: Debbie Allen | Category: Events

It’s been a long, cold winter, and when the weather’s cold there’s no better way to warm up than with good food and some fun. If you agree, then you will definitely want to check out the delectable entertainment that’s coming up.

It’s the Mobile Meals’ Chili Cook-Off!

You can enjoy a full afternoon of chili-tasting at the beautiful Stranahan Great Hall on March 23, 2013. The fun starts at noon.

Cook-Off Facts

When: March 23, 2013. 12pm – 4pm.

Where: Stranahan Great Hall
4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.
Toledo, OH 43614
Map: Click Here

Taste Testing

There will be a People’s Choice Award as well as a Judge’s Choice Award. The Judge’s Choice will be determined by a panel of celebrity judges.

In addition to the delicious chili taste testing from area companies, there will also be an assortment of award-winning salsa taste testing. Is your mouth watering yet?

Why not come out and have some fun, get warmed up, taste the dishes, and vote for your favorites?


There will be four separate competitions:

1. The Amateur Team (Scheduled 12pm – 4pm)
2. Chili Corporate Team (Scheduled 12pm – 4pm)
3. Restaurant Team (Scheduled 12pm – 4pm)
4. Chili Media Team (Scheduled 12pm – 3pm)

Please note: All competitions except the Chili Media Team Competition are scheduled from 12 to 4pm. The Chili Media Team Competition will begin at noon and end at 3pm.

Food and Entertainment

Not a chili fan? Don’t worry, in addition to the chili and salsa taste testing, a variety of concession foods and beverages will also be available. This is one event where you won’t leave hungry!

But that’s not all. There will be music and the Black Swamp Cruisers Classic Car Show will be part of the event. There’s something for everyone.

Got a Great Chili Recipe?

There are lots of great cooks in and around the Toledo area. Perhaps you have a secret family recipe for chili that’s been handed down over the years. Or maybe you’ve come up with your own unusual touches that make your chili unique.

If you have a special chili recipe, why not enter it for the taste testing? You could be an award-winner. For detailed entry information, contact Mobile Meals of Toledo. The number is: 419-255-7806.

Interested In Sponsorship Opportunities?

Opportunities exist for anyone interested in advertising packages as well as those considering program ads. Please contact Carolyn Fox at 419-2555-7806 for more information. Mobile Meals of Toledo can also be reached via email at

Whatever you do, you don’t want to miss out on the fun. Remember, the Mobile Meals’ Chili Cook-Off, March 23rd at Stranahan Great Hall; it’s the place to be for fun and entertainment.

The winter has been especially cold and long this year. It’s time to shake off that cold with some great food and good times. The Mobile Meals’ Chili Cook-Off will warm you up with some delicious chili, salsa, and other treats.

Plus, you’ll have a great time checking out the fabulous classic cars and people watching. It’s time to end cabin fever and enjoy a day out of the house.

Debbie Allen, founder of, is a professional writer and blogger that specializes in topics of interest to women, online marketing strategies, and doctor reputation management.

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