The University of Toledo Medical Center will host its annual Chili Cook-Off Championship Friday, March 23, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Four Seasons Bistro outside the Pinnacle Lounge.
Fifteen contestants representing several departments have entered to have their chili recipes judged by UTMC CEO Daniel Barbee; Dr. Michael Ellis, chief medical officer; and Allen Siefert, chief administrative officer of outpatient integrated clinic operations.
The winner of the contest will be announced by emcees Monecca Smith, chief nursing officer, and Mario Toussaint, chief experience officer.
The winning department will receive a trophy to display for a year, a catered lunch, and a prize package.
Spectators at the event will receive complimentary chili or vegetable chili from the Four Seasons Bistro.