Technician: Chefs compete in Chili Challenge

Written by Katherine Kehoe

Tables of homemade chillies, chips with salsa and guacamole, topping cheeses and fresh honey cornbread lined the edge of the patio as students cast votes for their favorite homemade chili at the third annual Chili Challenge Cook-Off at Case Dining Hall, Thursday.

In front of each chili was a black Halloween cauldron where students dropped their votes for the best chili of the day.

The challenge was invented by Bob Sorochak, the manager of Case, as a way to publicly showcase the talent of the dining hall chefs by adding some friendly competition to a presentation of their best chili recipes. One chef from Case and two from Clark and Fountain contributed a signature recipe to be sampled and judged by students.   Read more.