March 3
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Congregation Beth Yeshurun


oin the Houston community for a fun-filled day of festivities anda kosher chili competition during the 8th Annual Houston Kosher Chili Cookoff. The event will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2019, from Noon to 4 p.m. at Congregation Beth Yeshurun, 4525 Beechnut St., Houston 77096. Registration for cooking teams, vendors, and sponsors for participation will be available soon.
The Kosher Chili Cookoff is the largest kosher food event in Houston and celebrates the fellowship of the Jewish community with a day of food, live entertainment, contests, and family friendly activities while raising funds for nonprofit organizations in the Houston Jewish community.
The cookoff attracts more than 3,500 attendees annually for live music, a moonwalk, climbing walls, balloon artists, a jalapeno eating contest and a silent auction as guests taste some of Houston’s best kosher chili. Cooking teams are encouraged to register for the judged competition so groups or organizations can promote themselves, build teamwork, have fun and reward contributors, board members and staff. Winners of the kosher chili tasting contest will win coveted trophies and prizes presented by celebrity and media judges during the award ceremony at 3:30 p.m.
Potential sponsors can participate in the event with different support levels ranging from $500 to $18,000. Sponsors can take advantage of marketing opportunities at a table during the cookoff, in press releases, advertising, social media, printed collateral, on t-shirts and on the Houston Kosher Chili Cookoff website. Further benefits are available for higher-level sponsorship packages and can be customized.
Adults: $10
Children (4-12): $6
Children under four: Free
About The Houston Kosher Chili Cookoff:
The Kosher Chili Cookoff is the largest kosher food event in Houston and takes place on the first Sunday in March, unless there is a conflict with Purim, from Noon to 4 p.m. The Kosher Chili Cookoff’s mission is to bring the Jewish community together for a day of food, fun and festivities to raise funds for important nonprofit organizations in the Houston Jewish community.
For more information on becoming a sponsor, volunteer, vendor, cooking team or to download an entry form, please visit
Proceeds from the event will benefit the local Jewish community nonprofits.