The 22nd Annual St. Jude Chili Cook-off held last weekend was a record-setter. There were a record breaking 91 cooks, and the event generated more than $7,000 for the Minden St. Jude Auction.
Local winners: 1st Place - Peoples Choice - Dean Fields, 1st Place - Show - Mike Elshout (above). As the designated 2013 Louisiana State Championship, the first three Louisiana cooks that placed will qualify for the World Championship in Terlingua, Texas. Other winners are listed below.
The following is a list of winners of the annual St. Jude Auction Chili Cook-off, hosted by Minden Medical Center and Chili Appreciation Society International (CASI):