The Dallas Kosher Chili Cook-off celebrated its 21st anniversary Sunday, March 30. Around 4,000 people of all ages attended the annual communitywide event at Tiferet Israel Congregation.
Fifty teams competed this year, and winners were judged in both beef and vegetarian categories. Six organizations — Akiba Academy, Aaron Family JCC, Jewish Family Service, the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, Congregation Shearith Israel and Congregation Shaare Tefilla — all received certificates of appreciation for being part of the chili cook-off since its inception.
The Mazik Brothers also celebrated their 10th year of providing live music at the event.
The winners this year were:
First place: Camp Young Judaea
Second place: Henry Litoff
Third place: Levine Academy
Best vegetarian chili
People’s Choice Award