America On Main Street

America On Main Street

America On Main Street

Out Of This World: May 18, 2019, 2 - 9 pm in Downtown El Cajon. Admission is free!

Chili Cook Off

For the 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off in the City of El Cajon, civic groups will also be joined by local culinary high school students. This year’s competition will be hosted at the Olaf Wieghorst Museum and will be sponsored by the City of El Cajon and East County’s Chamber of Commerce and will feature the following organizations:

• Heartland Fire & Rescue
• Grossmont High School
• El Cajon Valley High School
• Downtown El Cajon Business Partners
• El Cajon Police Department

Come join us and taste the different kinds of chili while also voting for your favorite one. Your votes will help to determine who brings home the People’s Choice Award and gives bragging rights to the winning department. We will also be voting for the best decorated booth so come show your support while enjoying your safety departments chili.

Chili Cook Off Hall of Fame

2015 Chili Cook Off Teams

El Cajon Police Dept. Communications and Chief’s Office
Wendy Sue & Chief Redman

El Cajon Police Officer’s Association and Granite Hills Culinary Class
Officer Rob Lesagonicz & Granite Hills High School Culinary Class

San Diego County Motor Officers Assoc.
Bob Van Wolven & Rich Agundez

Heartland Fire and Rescue
Chief Sitta & Chief Swaney

Sycuan Fire Department
Michael Wright

Sycuan Police Department
Richard Green

Judges Choice Awards

Third Place Winner:
Heartland Fire and Rescue with Chief Sitta and Chief Swaney
Chili Name: Second Alarm Chili

Second Place Winner
El Cajon Police Officers Association and Granite Hills High School Culinary Team
Chili Name: The Afterburn

First Place Winner
Sycuan Police – Richard Green Head Chef

People’s Choice Awards

Best Booth Decoration
El Cajon Police Department Communication Center and Chief’s Office

Best Chili
Heartland Fire and Rescue with Chief Sitta and Chief Swaney – Second Alarm Chili