From 1 to 4 p.m. today, theyll be offering samples of different kinds of chiles, lessons on how to buy and freeze them, and a $100 prize for the best green chile recipes many of which will be available for tasting. There are three contest categories appetizers, main dishes, and soups or chiles and the winner of each takes home a $100 prize. To enter, bring your dish to the festival at noon; judging will take place at 12:30 p.m.
Were planning on doing this every year, Edge says. This initial event benefits Food Bank of the Rockies, and admission is two cans of food or $5. The Chile Guys are at 5501 Federal. For info, call them at 303-455-4030 or go to www.denverchilifest.com.
Sat., Oct. 3, 1-4 p.m., 2009