8th Annual Puerto Vallarta Chili Cook-Off


The Annual Puerto Vallarta Chili Cook-Off is scheduled for February 22nd at Parque Parota (Hotel Zona Norte) in Puerto Vallarta.

This Chili Cook Off fundraiser was previously held at El Rio Bar BBQ on the River Cuale. Kurt Sinner, owner of the El Rio BBQ, has done a great job in promoting the Chili Cook Off over the past 7 years. The growth in attendance from 2018 to 2019 was so successful that PV Chili Cook-Off Host Committee Chairman Jim Sullivan decided it was time to look for another venue.

Parque Parota’s large open space will let us welcome even more attendees, more chili vendors each with more space, allow faster lines (for chili and beer), more activities, more vendors, more bands, etc. Pre-sale tickets may be purchased now online at or at many participating bars/restaurants beginning January 10.

Demonstrating their continuing commitment to the Cook-Off and to the Jay Sadler Project, Hollis, Head BBQ Chef at the El Rio BBQ, will be one of the Cook-Off judges. Keep up with the latest news about the Cook-Off online at, and on our Facebook page,

Source: Press Release

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