Our annual Chili Cookoff was another great success this year! Thank you to more than 100 of our members who showed up to try the different chilis, take a look at the newly renovated Ferguson showroom, have some oysters, and enjoy a night among friends. We are grateful to have such a wonderful community in our industry!
Bring your appetite on November 1st at the newly renovated Ferguson Bath, Kitchen, and Lighting showroom on Woodruff Road for the Annual Chili Cookoff. Clark’s Termite and Pest Control will sponsor the oyster roast and Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet will sponsor the beer and wine bar. Take a bite of competition and enter the chili cookoff or dessert contest! Not a talented cook? Come help us judge the tasty entries.
Want to win some prizes? The Professional Women in Building Council will host a balloon pop to raise money for the Political Action Committee. Buy a raffle ticket to pop a balloon and a win a prize, from gift cards to a an olive oil tasting for 20. All members are welcome to this annual event.
If you were as curious as we were about what was in those delicious desserts and chili’s at the Chili Cook-off event sponsored by Gateway Supply you are in luck as we were able to snag the winning dessert recipe from Susan at Ferguson Enterprises.
Here’s what you need to make Ferguson’s winning Ferga-licious Apple Dumplings.
While the rain may have dampened summer’s sting and allowed for cooler weather, it was a great night for Chili and oysters at the annual Chili Cook-off event on September 24th. This year’s event was hosted and sponsored by Gateway Supply Co, with oysters provided by Clark’s Termite and Pest Control, and the nights beverages sponsored by Greer State Bank.
- Best Dessert- Ferga-licious, Ferguson Enterprises.
- Best Overall- Mean Mama’s Chili, GBS Building Supply
- Hottest Chili- Fire in the Bowl, Gateway Supply Co
- Best Presentation- Flint Rubble Bubble, Ferguson Enterprises.
Thank you to everyone who brought a chili, dessert, or both. There was a great turn out with 9 chili entries and 5 dessert entries. We are looking forward to next year so get your aprons and recipes ready!
2nd Place Chili- “Wild Chicken Chili”- Howard Custom Builders
3rd Place Chili- “Smokin Hot”- The Cook’s Station
Best Dessert was awarded to The Cook’s Station for their Sweet Potato Bread Pudding.
There were also some great prizes including a KBRS Tileable Shower worth over $700, eligible for Builder or Remodeler, won by Trey Cole of Trey Cole Design Group. A Cook’s Station gift basket went to Alan Boone of Advanced Renovations, and Bill Fitz of Gateway Supply won the raffle for some cold hard cash.
|GBS Team with their 1st Place Chili.|
|Oyster Roast courtesy of Clark’s|