Tag: Chili

Chili Cook Off

A frigid and overcast Monday provided a perfect atmosphere for staff members looking to warm up with a bowl of chili at the Akron Art Museum’s Chili Cook Off fundraiser on December 9. Seven employees entered their favorite chili recipes in a battle judged by the museum’s Executive Director & CEO Mark Masuoka. First, second and third place winners were chosen based on consistency, flavor and variety of ingredients.Two entries tied for third place – one made by Sheri Stallsmith which was a traditional chunky

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First Annual Chili Cook-Off to Benefit United Way

By Cristina Alexander, Assistant to the Director What’s the secret to the best chili? Some say the hotter the better; others prefer a hint of sweetness. But it was for the judge to decide at the Akron Art Museum’s first annual Chili Cook-Off on Tuesday, November 9, held in the museum’s lobby. Eight staff members entered their favorite chili recipes and went head to head in a blind contest judged by Board of Trustee member, Rory O’Neil.  Every chili varied in flavor and presentation –

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