Snapshots from Tuesday’s Chili Cookoff

Tuesday (Feb. 8) was the 18th annual Chili Cookoff at UW-Green Bay. A handful of chili-making chefs cooked up their favorite recipes for the noon-hour crowd in the University Union. For a couple of photos of the Frost Fest event, click here.

And the winners are…
1st place: Farewell Chili by the retiring (but not “shy and retiring”) Mary Ann Rose of the Counseling and Health Office.


2nd place: Wisconsin-Made Chili by Stephanie Kaponya of the Office of Student Life.


3rd place: Andy’s Tears Chili by Andrew Teale and Rebecca Bartoli from student governance.



Honorable mention went to Outlaw Chili concocted by staff member and former contest winner Grant Winslow. Congratulations to all contestants, happy digestion to all the taste testers, and we’ll be back tomorrow with photos from the trophy presentation ceremony.

Snapshots: Scenes from Chili Cookoff 2011

Tuesday (Feb. 8) was the 18th annual Chili Cookoff at UW-Green Bay. A handful of chili-making chefs cooked up their favorite recipes for the noon-hour crowd in the University Union’s Cloud Commons cafeteria. Diners were invited to vote on their favorite varieties. A good time was had by all at the event, which is part of the mid-winter Frost Fest activities on campus.

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This year’s Chili Cook-Off participants:
1. Wisconsin Made by Stephanie Kaponya, Office of Student Life
2. Outlaw Chili by Grant Winslow, Office of Student Life
3. Farewell Chili by Mary Ann Rose, Counseling and Health
4. Andy’s Tears by Andrew Teal and Rebecca Bartoli, student entry, Student Government

And the winners are…
1st place – Mary Ann Rose (she can now retire)
2nd place – Stephanie Kaponya
3rd place – Andrew Teal and Rebecca Bartoli

Chili Cook-off, 1st place winner, Mary Ann Rose, Farewell ChiliChili Cook-off, 3rd place winners, Andrew Teal and Rebecca Bartoli, Andy's Tears
Photos by Eric Miller, Marketing and University Communication

Frost Fest starts Monday; chili contest is Tuesday

Free ice cream over the lunch hour, banner painting, and an afternoon sledding party on “Quad Hill.” And that’s just Monday (Feb. 7). On Tuesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., there’s the annual Chili Cookoff at the University Union, with free taste-testing (and voting on your favorite) for all. Check out the full Frost Fest schedule.

With correct link, this time: The Chili Bowl

Frost Fest is upon us again. That means chili and of course much more. From February 7th to the 12th there will be many activities going on around campus. The Annual Chili Cook-off will be on Tuesday, Feb. 8, starting at 11 a.m. and going until they run out of chili. This year the top three winners get their own personal chili bowl trophy to display proudly on their desk or in their office for all to see. For more information and the form to enter, visit www.uwgb.edu/stulife. “We encourage anyone to participate and everyone to judge,” says program coordinator Stephanie Kaponya of Student Life.



After the Super Bowl… The Chili Bowl

Frost Fest is upon us again. That means chili and of course much more. From February 7th to the 12th there will be many activities going on around campus. The Annual Chili Cook-off will be on Tuesday, Feb. 8, starting at 11 a.m. and going until they run out of chili. This year the top three winners get their own personal chili bowl trophy to display proudly on their desk or in their office for all to see.

For more information and the form to enter, go to www.uwgb.edu/stulife. “We encourage anyone to participate and everyone to judge,” says program coordinator Stephanie Kaponya of Student Life.



Correction: Dessert-bar competition is THURSDAY

We were wrong. The brand-new competition involving dessert bar recipes was not held in conjunction with the chili cook-off that opened Frost Fest week on Monday. Instead, the taste testing will take place in the Cloud Commons of the University Union from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 18). Any questions, contact  Stephanie Kaponya, kaponyas@uwgb.edu, at the Office of Student Life. 


Frost Fest deadlines: Plan your chili or dessert-bar entries by Wednesday

Frost Fest, a UW-Green Bay celebration of winter, will be held next week Monday through Friday (Feb. 15-21). Highlights include the annual Chili Cook-off and, new this year, a Best Bar Bake-off. The deadline to enter each event has been extended to Wednesday (Feb. 10). (Judging for the 17th annual Chili Cook-off is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Monday (Feb. 15) in the Cloud Commons of the University Union.) It’s always a popular event with the “tasters,” and event organizers hope for the biggest turnout ever from chili chefs this year. Anyone interested in submitting a secret family chili or entering the best bar bake-off can print the registration form and send it to the Office of Student Life in University Union Room 150. Forms are also available in the Office of Student Life. You can find them online (pdf) here: chili cook-off form and best bar bake-off form.

Check out Student Life’s new interactive Web site

Twitter, blogs, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr and more are featured on the new Student Life website. Check it out at www.uwgb.edu/stulife. Here you can become a Student Life Facebook Fan, watch a video about upcoming guest speaker Blake Mycoskie of TOMS Shoes, check out Frost Fest events, and follow the latest news and links posted on Twitter. A special thank you to creative and tech-savvy Todd Sanders, the Student Affairs web guy. If you have questions or ideas, please contact Student Life at 465-2720 or osl@uwgb.edu.