Thank you to everyone
who helped make our First Chili Cook Off a success! 
Everyone listed on this page made Carnegie Park come alive. Thank you to members of our community (and beyond) who trusted the weather report and enjoyed a wonderful fall day! And thank you to the many Rotarians who volunteered to keep the day running smoothly.
Mark your calendars: First Saturday in October!
See you October 1, 2022 for the Second Annual Chili Cook Off at Carnegie Park!
Thank you to our official judges - Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, Livermore Mayor Bob Woerner, Livermore Police Chief Jeramy Young, Livermore Chamber of Commerce CEO Dawn Argula, and Livermore Rodeo Queen Isabella Macchioni.
Judges' Awards
   First Place: Cattlewomen's Association
   Second Place (tie): Cabana Dave's & Posada 
   Third Place (tie): Del Valle High School Culinary AcademyGoodness Village, & Oyo Restaurant

And thank you to over 320 visitors who sampled local chili and voted for the People's Choice.
The Peoples' Choice Awards
   First Place: Cabana Dave's
   Second Place: Oyo Restaurant
   Third Place: Joe's Double Barrel BBQ
The celebrity judges with the Cattlewomen's Association chili cookers.
Pictured, from left to right: Police Chief Jeramy Young, Livermore Chamber CEO Dawn Argula, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, Mayor Bob Woerner, Pam Jones, Livermore Rodeo Queen Isabella Macchioni, Nancy Mueller, and Jenn Bettincourt.
Thank You to our Generous Sponsors!
Chili Cook Off 2021 Sponsors
Thanks to Irv Stowers, from the Rotary Club of Livermore, for sharing your photography skills!
We invite you to join us at our First Annual Chili Cook Off!
Carnegie Park will come alive with fun activities throughout the day for people of all ages!
  • Enjoy music by local bands Frankie Bones ProjectGroovy Judy, and LunaFish.
  • Visit winery and brewery booths to sample local libations. We are excited to feature Leisure Street WineryMcGrail Vineyards, Ruby Hill Winery, Wente Vineyards, Wood Family Vineyards, and the Livermore Wine Club. We welcome Altamont Beer Works, Homegrown Hops Brewing, Pennyweight Brewing Company, Shadow Puppet Brewing Company and Rivers End Brewery.
  • Cast your vote for the Best Chili in Livermore after sampling local cooks' creations. 
  • We welcome celebrity judges Mayor Bob Woerner, Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, Livermore Police Chief Jeramy Young, Chamber of Commerce CEO Dawn Argula, and the Livermore Rodeo Queen Isa Macchioni.
  • Visit other local food vendors to add variety to your day.
  • Get an early start on holiday shopping at arts and crafts booths sponsored by local artisans.
  • Buy raffle tickets (only $5) for your chance to win rounds of golf, dinners, vacations, gift cards, and other fabulous prizes.
  • Families can sample food and then head over to the Kids Area for fall arts & crafts, magic shows, and story time.
Admission to the park is free. Tickets to taste chili are 5 for $20. Tickets for wine and beer are $10.
Funds raised during this event will help the Rotary Club of Livermore Valley support our local community through our Fall and Spring Grants and our community service projects.
This outdoor event is approved by the Livermore Downtown Association and will follow Alameda County COVID Protocols.
Enjoy Live Music at the Rotary Bandstand!
Frankie Bones Project will get you on your feet and dancing! This rock and roll band plays local venues such as Blacksmith Square, Farmers Market, and other concerts. Check out a sample of their music: Frankie Bones Project sings You Don't Mess Around with Jim.
Frankie Bones Project will play from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm.
Groovy Judy has been rocking local venues for over 20 years, including the Great American Music Hall, regional music festivals and Farmers Markets, and Bay to Breakers. Visit her website for a sample of her music: Groovy Judy.
Groovy Judy will play from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
LunaFishLunaFish brings timeless rock and roll classics to life. If you haven't already checked them out at the Bankhead or a community concert, you may want to visit their website for a preview of their vibes: LunaFish Band.
LunaFish will play from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm.
Enjoy Local Wine & Beer!
 Altamont Beer Works logoCanyon Club Brewery Livermore Valley Wine Club logo Pennyweight Craft Brewing logoRivers End Brewing Company logo Shadow Puppet Brewing Company logo 
Thank You to Our Chili Cookers! We are looking forward to tasting your best chili!
  • Cabana Dave's
  • Cattlewomen's Association
  • The Club at Ruby Hill
  • Del Valle High School Culinary Academy
  • First Street Alehouse
  • Goodness Village
  • Horizon Financial Associates, Mortgage Brokers
  • Livermore Joe's Double Barrel BBQ
  • Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department (LPFD)
  • Oyo Restaurant
  • Phil Sanchez
  • Posada Restaurant with Fred Quarterman
  • Steve Bustamante
Thank You to Our Celebrity Judges!
  • Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan
  • Livermore Mayor Bob Woerner
  • Livermore Police Chief Jeramy Young
  • Livermore Chamber of Commerce CEO Dawn Argula
  • Livermore Rodeo Queen Isabella Macchioni
The celebrity judges will gather at 12:30 by the Bandstand to sample and rate the chilis! 
Browse & Shop Local Artisans and Businesses!
  • Please click on the organization's name to visit them online.
                                          Antiques & Collectibles
Anywhere Warrior logo
         Color Street logo
                                            Crossroad Growers                                     
doTerra logo                                
                                                          Goodness Village
                                           Hysteria Lane Farm
      Kona Ice logo
                                          Las Positas Veterans First
Legacy Real Estate logo
                                          Livermore Art Association Gallery                                                         
                                           Livermore Joe's Double Barrel BBQ
    Marty's Joint logo                                   
                                           My Mom's Masks
                                           Park Lane Jewelry
                                           Passion Pastry                                                                                                               
Pepper Pet Design logo
                                                         Persistent Athletics
                                           Quest Science Center
                                           Roli Roti Gourmet Rotisserie Food Truck
                                           Sarah & Chloe's Unique Treasures
                                           Spectrum Community Services 
                                           Towne Center Books
         Zone 7 logo
Want to Get Involved?
If you are interested in cooking chili, having a booth, or sponsoring the Chili Cook Off,
The more help we have, the more we can work together to make great things happen!