Meet Our Winners!

2019         

Firefighter Challenge- Women’s Division:  Riley Wilson - Elk Creek FD: 3 min 21 seconds

Firefighter Challenge- Men’s Division:  Clint Sayler – Platte Canyon FD (4 time winner!):  1 min 43 seconds

 

JUDGE'S CHOICE

Vegetarian

1st        David Taylor – Evergreen Auto Brokers – “Winter is Coming Veggie Chili”

2nd       Charles Elliott - Elk Creek FD – “Conifer Mountain Veggie”

3rd       Dale Tolan - "Vital Veggie"
 

Red

1st        Daniel Hagan - Platte Canyon FD -  “Rosso ChiliQ”

2nd       Laura Brockman - "Panama Red Chili"

3rd       Pam Podiak - "Pam's Wild Wild West"

 

Green

1st        Brian Himmelman - “No Fire Mitigation Green”

2nd       David Taylor - "The Buck Stops Here"

3rd       Jason Hartshorn – “Fight Fire with Fire”

 

Restaurant

Veggie - Shirley Giovarelli – "Mama Gio's Verde Vegetali"

Red - John Porter – Evergreen Bread Lounge - "Bread Lounge Red"

Green - The Wild Game – “Wild Game Green”

 

Best Fire Department Chili- Mike Bartlett – North Fork Fire Department – “Prescribed Burn”

PEOPLE'S CHOICE

Veggie – Charles Elliott – Elk Creek FD – “Conifer Mountain Veggie”

Red - Daniel Hagan - Platte Canyon FD – “Rosso ChiliQ”

Green – Barry Himmelman – “Himmelman's Morning After Blues Green Pork Chili”

Showmanship - Coldwell Banker

2018         

Firefighter Challenge- Women’s Division:  Sascha Ozzello - Elk Creek FD

Firefighter Challenge- Men’s Division:  Clint Sayler – Platte Canyon FD

 

JUDGE'S CHOICE

Vegetarian

1st        David Taylor – Evergreen Auto Brokers – “Winter is Coming Veggie Chili”

2nd       Tim Kram - Indian Hills FD – “Insane Vegi Attack Chili”

3rd       Shirley Giovarelli – “Mama Gio’s Verde Vegetali”

 

Red

1st        Dr. Dustin Kruse – Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle Center – “2 Feet 5 Meat Chili”

2nd       John Anderson – Evergreen Fire Rescue – “Ancho Gonna Get More?”

3rd       James Ewing – Inter Canyon FD – “Fire Sauce”

 

Green

1st        Barry Himmelman - Himmelman Construction - “Himmelman’s Morning After Blues Pork Green Chili”

2nd       Mike Bartlett – North Fork FD – “Prescribed Burn”

3rd       Jason Hartshorn – “Fight Fire with Fire”

 

Restaurant

Veggie - Bob Wentworth – Cast Iron Tavern – “Cast Iron Veggie”

Red - Bob Wentworth – Cast Iron Tavern – “Cast Iron Red”

Green - Gary & Megan Mitchell - Cactus Jacks – “Cactus Jacks Green”

 

Best Fire Department Chili- Josh Olivas – Elk Creek Fire Department – “OMG Green”

Best “Down The Hill” Fire Department Chili- John Aylward – Littleton Fire Rescue – “Don’t Fear The Reaper”

PEOPLE'S CHOICE

Veggie – Charles Elliott – Elk Creek FD – “Conifer Mountain Veggie”

Red - Mark Villa - Genesee FD – “Genesee Fire’s Big Red”

Green – Jason Hartshorn – “Fight Fire With Fire”

Showmanship - David Taylor - Evergreen Auto Brokers

2017         

Firefighter Challenge- Women’s Division:  Emily Cypher - Elk Creek FD

Firefighter Challenge- Men’s Division:  Tyler Cypher - Elk Creek FD

 

JUDGES CHOICE

Best Firefighter Chili- Charles Elliot- Elk Creek FD- Charlie’s Texas Red

Down The Hill Firefighter- Mark Villa- Genesee FD- Genesee Fire’s Big Red

 

Vegetarian

1st        Charles Elliot- Elk Creek FD- Conifer Mountain Veggie

2nd       Craig Jones- Indian Hills FD- Indian Hills Veggie Chili

3rd       Tiffany Lock- Coldwell Banker- Vegetarian With A Vengeance

 

Red

1st        Grant Dupart- Grant’s Boom Boom Boom

2nd       Pam Podiak- Pam’s Wild Wild West

3rd       Michael Torres- Sailor’s Dad’s Chili

 

Green

1st        Barry Himmelman- Himmelman Construction- Himmelmans Morning After Blues Pork Green Chili

2nd       Jason Hartshorn- Fight Fire With Fire

3rd       John Raber- Inter Canyon FD- Smokey Green

 

Restaurant

Veggie- Shirley Giovarelli-Elk Run Assisted Living- Mama Gio’s Verdi Vegatali

Red- Shirley Giovarelli-Elk Run Assisted Living- Brutus Red

Green- Gary and Megan Mitchell- Cactus Jacks- Cactus Jacks Green

 

PEOPLES CHOICE

Veggie- Shirley Giovarelli-Elk Run Assisted Living- Mama Gio’s Verdi Vegatali

Red- Mark Villa- Genesee FD- Genesee Fire’s Big Red

Green- Barry Himmelman- Himmelman Construction- Himmelman’s Morning After Blues Pork Green Chili

 

Showmanship- David Taylor- Evergreen Auto Brokers

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