2014 Fire & Ice Chili Cook-Off



4th Annual Jim Thompson Memorial Fire & Ice Chili Cook Off is Saturday February 15, 2014



MapCook Off will happen come rain, snow or shine
so see you Saturday.
Click here for a printable version



Mark your calendars for live music, ice sculptures and amazing chili!

Buy a $10 Tasting Card to sample the competition and vote for the People’s Choice Award.

Featuring Music from Laura Monk & High Cotton, The Buckner Brothers Band and Neighborhood Watch!



February 15th is Presidents Day so Fire and Ice is teaming up with the Blue Ridge Community Theater for a day of meeting the Presidents. Come join the fun as police-escorted motorcades bring historical Presidents, First Ladies (a few famous mistresses) and other important people from American History into downtown to entertain everyone. Presidential Press Conferences  will occur in various places on East Main.

Chili Participants

  1. Merciers Orchards
  2. Christy Lees
  3. Blue Ridge Brewery
  4. Grillin’ Gangsters
  5. Copperhead Lodge
  6. Boro Irish Pub & Restaurant
  7. Blue Ridge Community Theater
  8. North Ga Ford
  9. Waffle King
  10. Blue Ridge Grocery
  11. Grandpa Bill’s Wild Turkey Chili
  12. Batman and Robin
  13. PaChang!
  14. Red Hot Chili Preppers
  15. Tommy Wosyluk Construction
  16. Faith Presbyterian Church


Ice Sculpture Sponsors


Food Vendors


Many Thanks to the Following Event Sponsors:

Blue Ridge Business Association
Blue Ridge Community Theater
Blue Ridge Lodging Association
Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
City of Blue Ridge
Fannin County Chamber of Commerce
Garth Weeks, Graphic Design
North Georgia Ford
Sharon Kiser, Local Author


Now taking your votes for Fire Queen and Ice King – print out your ballot and return to any BRBA Board Member, drop it off at L & L Beanery, Trimble Kelly Studios or email to us.



  • Contestants begin cooking at 9am
  • Judging starts at noon
  • Event is open to the public from noon to 6pm
  • Chili tasting is from Noon to 4:30pm
  • Awards ceremony begins at 5pm
  • Live music from noon to 6pm
  • Tasting Cards are $10 – Taste each of the competitors and vote for People’s Choice Award.
  • Chili and food tickets are $1 each and can be purchases in blocks of 5
  • Beer and Wine tickets are $5


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 Printable Forms

You may click on any of the links above, print out the form and hand deliver, mail or email your registration and nominations or you can go to the registration page of this site and register for the Cook Off online.








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