Caring and Cooking for Cambodia

Come out to our chili cook-off event and fall event!

Tickets for chili-tasting and other activities will be available for purchase at the event. 100% of the chili cook-off proceeds go to the Dominic Picone Scholarship Fund supporting BrightStart’s vocational education initiative called Empower Together. You also can give directly to this fund in Dom’s memory HERE.

This event is open to anyone who would like to attend!

General Admission:

  • $5 per person that includes 5 tickets and a voting token. Use your tickets for chili samples and other food and activities. No General Admission Fee for children under 5 years old.
  • If your goal is to try ALL 20 chilis, we’ll have additional tickets available for purchase at just $1 a piece.

Other items available for purchase:

Hotdogs, popcorn, desserts, warm cider

Cart rides: These are special cart rides provided by BrightStart’s local partner, Mobility Worldwide—a nonprofit organization in Stow.

Chili Scoring Criteria:

Aroma, Texture/Consistency, Looks, Taste, Depth, Aftertaste/Bite


If you’d like to enter your chili into the contest or simply want to volunteer for the event, please tap the button below!

Sundays | 10:00am

1066 E. Aurora Rd. Macedonia, Ohio 44056 | 330-467-7436