The 2018 Henniker Rotary Chili Fest is Sunday, August 19, 2018

2017 Chili Fest Winners

Amateur Awards: There were 28 contestants. The 5 winners in this category all received a colorful plaque.

3rd Place: A tie! A Vicarious Verde - Mike Ivas and Ericka Leveroni, Sandown, NH and Texas Two Step - Michael Alsup, Barrington, NH

2nd Place: Uncle Box's Chili - Cedric Woodbury, Contoocook, NH (a repeat winner from previous years)

1st Place and winners of $1,000: Gold Crown Chili - Dr. Joshua Osofsky and Henniker Family Dentistry (They donated their prize money back to the Rotary Club!)

People's Choice Award: Swamp Donkey Kreations

Best Booth Display: The Three Amigos


Professional Awards: There were nine contestants in this category. The 5 winners received a colorful plaque plus a Chili Flag to hang in their business for the coming year.

3rd Place: New England College, Henniker, NH

2nd Place: Country Spirit Restaurant & Pub, Henniker, NH

1st Place: Taco Beyondo, Hillsborough, NH

Best Booth Display: The Red Arrow Diner, Manchester, NH

People's Choice Award: Taco Beyondo, Hillsborough, NH


Service Clubs: There were five contestants in this category and three awards.

Best Booth Display: Bedford Lions Club

People's Choice Award: Gilford Rotary Club

Judges's Award and winner of $200: Gilford Rotary Club - Grill Masters, David Perreira, Chef

Best Booth Display: Bedford Lions Club

People's Choice Award: Gilford Rotary Club

Judges's Award and winner of $200: Gilford Rotary Club - Grill Masters, David Perreira, Chef



Mark Sunday, August 19th, 2018 on your calendars and prepare to join your neighbors and friends in this annual family friendly event at Pats Peak Ski Area, 686 Flanders Road, Henniker, NH

Proceeds from the annual Chili Fest support local, national and international projects sponsored by the Henniker Rotary Club and Rotary International.