COMPETITION: World Open Chili Championship
QUALIFYING EVENT: Rotary Club of Thousand Oaks Regional
In over 30 30 years of competing in the International Chili society events, my wife and I have won first place over 160 times.
I have competed 23 times in the ICS World Championship in red chili, 15 years in chili verde and 18 times in salsa. I have competed in the Tolbert World Championships, winning top ten trophies 7 times.
From 1994 thru 1998 I worked for Stagg Chili (Hormel Foods) as Staggmobile product sampling manager and company spokesman and am now product development consultant for Cattle Drive Chili (Aunt Kittys Foods, Hanover Foods). I am also special events and product consultant for Results, a marketing company in Irvine, Ca.