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Taste Testers Wanted for the Best Chili in Farmers Branch!

Think you can judge some of the best Chili in Texas? We are looking for Chili Taste Testers for the Bloomin' Bluegrass Festival Chili Cook-Off. There are multiple rounds of judges needed in order to narrow it down to the winning chili. YOU could be the deciding vote of the Best Chili! We also need help judging some delicious, one-of-a-kind beans!


Sign up today and tell your friends! Stop by the Information Tent to see if there are still judging spots available.



  • Judges MUST be at least 18 years old at the time of judging.

  • There will be one preliminary round of judging for chili and one for beans.

  • Judging times vary from 12:45 pm - 3:30 pm.

  • If you are selected to judge you will receive an email confirming your check in time.

  • Judges CANNOT taste ANY chili prior to judging on Saturday.

  • No children will be allowed in the judging area.

  • Number of judges will vary depending on bean and chili entries.

  • Filling out an interest form does not gaurantee a seat at the judging table.



For more information about the Bloomin’ Bluegrass Chili Cook-Off:

Contact Kristen Nowak at or call (972) 919-2622

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