Restaurants compete in chili cook-off to benefit CH youth recreation programs
The Second Annual Chili Cook-Off will take place on Nov. 2 from 6–8 p.m. at the Cleveland Heights Community Center. Hosted by the City of Cleveland Heights Division of Parks & Recreation and the Recreation Advisory Board, the event will benefit the Heights Youth Recreation Fund, which provides scholarships and reduced rates for Cleveland Heights youth to participate in Cleveland Heights recreation programs and leagues.
The Chili Cook-Off will feature a variety of recipes and a spirited, but friendly, competition from Cleveland Heights and University Heights businesses, including Inn on Coventry, New Heights Grill, O’Rielly’s Pub, Rockefeller’s, Zagara’s and Barle Soup & Sandwich.
The event will feature chili samples from the participating businesses, plus beverages; a children’s menu; a play room for children and gym availability for adults; celebrity judges; a raffle with prizes, such as a new bicycle, Community Center passes and a Tiger Nation gift basket; and free parking and shuttle to Heights High School should the football team have a home playoff game that same evening.
Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for students (high school and under); and $20 for families.Tickets are available for purchase at the participating businesses and at the Cleveland Heights Community Center, One Monticello Blvd.
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