Murphysboro Irish Stew Cookoff

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Murphysboro Irish Stew Cookoff

03/16/2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Laughter is brightest where food is best- Irish Proverb ☘

Will the laughter be bright at your tent? Test your Irish cooking skills at the annual Murphysboro Irish Stew Cookoff.

Once again, the Murphysboro Chamber of Commerce will give you a choice of entering either the On-Site or Crockpot competition.

On-Site Competition:
Two member teams will compete on-site in the parking lot across from Brews Brothers Taproom with traditional Irish stew ingredients. Teams are to provide all their own accommodations, ingredients, and equipment. Each registered team will receive a welcome basket and green Brews Brothers logo tees. Select draft beer is included in your registration fee (team members ONLY; MUST be 21 to drink). Blind judging begins at 1pm and on-site judging begins at 2pm. Awards will be announced at 4pm.
Registration by March 9th is $50; after March 9th is $75.
*Teams may NOT sell or give away food to the general public UNLESS a temporary food permit is acquired (or team has a permanent license). Temporary licenses are available at Jackson County Health Dept. for $50.

First place-$300
Second place-$200
Third place-$100

Crockpot Competition:
Entries must be turned in between 11:30am and 12:15pm at Brews Brother Taproom, 1105 Chestnut Street, Murphysboro, Illinois.
Blind judging begins at 12:30pm. Awards announced at 4pm.
Fee to enter is $20.

First place-$100, winner takes all

Applications for both contests are available at Brews Brothers Taproom or the Murphysboro Chamber of Commerce Office.

☘ The Irish Stew Cookoff is part of the Murphysboro St. Patrick’s Celebration 2019.

Brews Brothers Taproom, Murphysboro Illinois
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