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The Results Are In! Who Won Super Philly Chili Bowl 2017!

THANK YOU to our great competitors who put in the hard work on delivering some delicious vegan chili to Philadelphia. These folks and their assistants graciously stepped up to the call & warmed our bellies...and hearts (awwwww) with veggies, beans & YUM!


Video courtesy of Dustin Harder, The Vegan Roadie

LET'S MEET THE WINNERS!

GRAND CHAMPION: JOSEPH RONCA
Contestant #15 - Mr. & Mrs. Tenorman's Chili
Assistant: Kristin Eissler
Winner chosen by the judges
Prize: GOLDEN CROCK TROPHY, FAGOR AMERICA LUX MULTI-COOKER, $100 MOOSHOES GIFT CARD, BEYOND MEAT PRIZE PACK & BRAGGING RIGHTS FOR A YEAR!

See Joe at Kawaii Kitty Cafe in South Philly! 

 

PHILLY'S CHOICE: RICKI JORDAN
Contestant #10 - Ricki's Nourishing Vegan Chili
Assistant: Joe Rakowski
Winner chosen by the audience
Prize: LIBERTY BELL PHILLY'S CHOICE TROPHY & AUTOGRAPHED VSTREET COOKBOOK

 

SECOND PLACE: ERIC BELFI
Contestant #2 - Chili Con Conscious
Assistant: Karen Belfi
Winner chosen by the judges
Prize: $50 GREENS AND GRAINS GIFT CERTIFICATE

Follow Eric at his blog, Philly Vegan Guy
Click here for Eric's chili recipe!

 

THIRD PLACE: SARAH HANE
Contestant #6 - Where Have You BEAN All My Life?
Assistant: Kristen O'Connell
Winner chosen by the judges
P
rize: $25 COMPASSION CO. GIFT CERTIFICATE

 

MOST ORIGINAL: TERRENCE ROCHE
Contestant #14 - Ty's 3 Bean 5 Alarm TVP Chili
Assistant: Brittany Roche
Winner chosen by the judges
Prize: AUTOGRAPHED VSTREET COOKBOOK & 3-PACK OF TAMERLAINE FARM HOT SAUCES

Check out Terrence and Brittany on their blog, Plant Power Couple!
Click here for Terrence's chili recipe!

 

Meet our remaining competitors who delivered some great vegan chili as well!

JASON BASMAJIAN
Contestant #1 - Ms. El's Dance Party Chili

JOSHUA BLACK
Contestant #3 - Super Hero Vegan Chili
Assistant: Easha Ellis

Check out Joshua's YouTube series, The Urban Black Vegan!

JENNIFER CARROLL
Contestant #4
Assistant: Ray

RAJNISH DAVE
Contestant #5 - Rajma
Assistant: Bradley Schiro

ASHLEY HOLT-AUSTIN
Contestant #7
Assistant: Christine

BART EVERTS
Contestant #8 - Cecil's Special
Assistant: Christy Morin

CHRISTY MORIN
Contestant #9
Assistant: Bart Everts

NICOLE KAREM
Contestant #11 - Sweet Potato Chili
Assistant: Sam Ferris

MARIA P. NEWBERRY
Contestant #12

Assistant: Kenny Newberry

TAYLOR REINSFELDER
Contestant #13 - Bitchin' Beans
Assistant: Steve Reinsfelder

LEE ANN THILL
Contestant #16 - Highway 59 Chili
Assistant: Jason Thill