Alphonse Harris earned top accolades at the 22nd Annual Rotary
Chili Cook Off, Saturday, Oct. 6. The Castle Hill Resort chef's
took home People's Choice "First Prize" and Judge's Choice "Best in
Chef Fonz' Castle Hill Resort Chili received 105 votes, nearly
twice as many as second place finisher Loco Bueno, which got 57
votes. Loco Bueno, created by Ian Bruso and John Foreman, took home
the Judge's Choice "Team Spirit" award.
Harris Family Chili, cooked by Rotarian Tom Harris, garnered 52
votes from the tasting public, for a third place showing. The
Judge's Choice "Spiciest" award went to "Mr. Darcy's Bar and
Grill," an event newcomer and Ludlow's newest restaurant.
This year's chili cook-off judges were Richard Harrison, LFD
Chief (Ret.) of Ludlow, Cavendish Elementary School Principal
George Thompson and Richard North, Black River Valley Senior Center
Net proceeds are designated for the senior center and for the
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