Chili cookoff winners announced |

Chili cookoff winners announced

Nevada Appeal Staff Report

Winners from the 27th annual Chili on the Comstock Regional Cookoff Saturday in Virginia City were:

• PEOPLE’S CHOICE: Cafe Rio in Virginia City

• BEST SALSA: Mark Haught, Pahrump

• CHILI VERDE (GREEN): 1st Adrian Fuhrman, Felton Calif.; 2nd Gerry Lind, Sacramento; 3rd Voni Medcraft, Reno


1st – Herb Holman, Reno, won $400 cash, trophy, advances to world championships this year in Manchester, N.H.

2nd – Steve Atkinson, Reno, this was the 200th chili cookoff in which he has participated

3rd – Sheila Beller, Bakersfield, Calif.

Entries were officially judged by International Chili Society judges.