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Chefs cook up chili to fight cancer

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Posted at 7:25 AM, Jan 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-10 12:57:46-05

Chefs cooked up their best chili concoctions to fight cancer on Saturday at the 2016 Brunswick Relay for Life Chili Cook-Off. 

Sixteen chefs took part in cook-off, which took palace Brunswick Recreation Center.

More than 150 community members, including 36 cancer survivors, participated. More than $1,200 was raised for the American Cancer Society. 

The winners: 

Judge’s Choice Champion:  Debbie Bugos, Brunswick Eagle’s “Flyin’ High Chili”

Judge’s Choice Runner-up:  Trisha Valley, Cleveland Clinic Healthonators’ “Double Flip Chili”

People’s Choice Champion: Phil Darlington, Carpe Diem “Philly’s Out of this World Chili”

People’s Choice Runner-up: Debbie Bugos, Brunswick Eagle “Flyin’ High Chili”

The “fun” awards:

Best Aroma:  Margaret Tsai, City of Brunswick Team We’re M.A.D. “Blue Devil Blitz” 

Best Meaty Chili: Dave Wadsworth, Medina County Clerk of Courts “Courthouse Chili”

Best Vegetarian Chili: Martha Catherwood & Colleen Swedyk, Hinckley Township, “Winter Warm-up Vegetable Chili”

Fire Alarm: Vince Carl, City of Brunswick Team We’re M.A.D. “Stealth Chili”

Kid’s Favorite:  Tom Huff, Step-by-step “The Force Awakens”

Most Unique Ingredient: Teresa Duncan, Team B-Fab “Steak Your Claim Chili” 

Most Traditional: Luke R. & Matthew S., Boy Scout Troop 513 “Jawas Chili” 

Sweetest Chili: Kenny Ross, St. Ambrose Stars-4-Life “Not So Silly Chili” 

Best Aftertaste:  Diane Plotz, City of Brunswick Team We’re M.A.D. “Pork Chili Verde”

Best Complementing Condiment: Phil Darlington, Carpe Diem “Philly’s Out of this World Chili”

Best 1st Time Cook:  Jessica Eddy, City of Brunswick Team We’re M.A.D. “Seconds Please Chili”

Chili Dedication Award (long-time participation): Vince Carl, City of Brunswick Team We’re M.A.D. “Stealth Chili”

Best Chili Name:  Paul Schultz, Team Resonation “Bean Me Up Scotty”

Best Presentation (station decoration): Team J-Dog, Giant Eagle “Heart & Soul Chili”

Best Smack Talk: Carl Deforest, City of Brunswick Team We’re M.A.D. “Glad to be M.A.D. Chili”