06:26 AM

2018 Staff Chili Cook-Off Winners Announced

The results of the 2018 Staff Council Chili Cook-Off are in! Congratulations to the following winning teams:

  • 1st Place Chili: Bad & Boujee
  • 2nd Place Chili: Chili Nelson
  • 3rd Place Chili: Big Daddy's Chili
  • People's Choice Chili: Chili Nelson
  • People's Choice Décor: Chili, Chili, Bang, Bang
  • Best Dessert: Bad & Boujee

UHD Staff Council thanks all 15 teams that participated in the competition:

  • Bad & Boujee: Stefany Records, Team Captain
  • IT Chili Willie: Anthony Samudio, Team Captain
  • Gators Finest: Michael Benford, Team Captain
  • H-Town Strong: Ralph Estrada, Team Captain
  • Chili Chili Bang Bang: Paula Janett, Team Captain
  • UHD Greeks: Jose Vazquez, Team Captain
  • Netflix & Chili: Manuel Fernandez, Team Captain
  • Pervuian Puff Peppers: Victor Lopez, Team Captain
  • Chili Reaction: Bruce Greer, Team Captain
  • Big Daddy's Chili: Yesenia Aguilar, Team Captain
  • Chili Nelson: Albert Alonzo, Team Captain
  • UHD Alumni Association: Liza Alonzo, Team Captain
  • Gator Bayou Cookers: Michael Manuel, Team Captain
  • Cool Arrow Cookers: Alex Alvarez, Team Captain
  • In the B.A.G.: Bobbi Shaw, Team Captain

Acknowledgments to the Chili Cook-off Planning Committee, volunteers, the UHD community, and the Chili Cook-Off judges:

  • Samuel Santos, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students​
  • Richard Selvera, Director, Veteran Services
  • Carol Tucker, Director of Institutional Research Institutional Effectiveness
  • Nicole Adler, Metro
  • Mark Cervanka, Director, O'Kane Gallery & Associate Professor of Art
  • Lindsey Wainscott, UHD Bookstore
  • Bonnie Blumberg, Lecturer, College of Sciences & Technology

Staff Council also thanks the following exhibitors and vendors for their participation:

  • TDECU Credit Union
  • Groome Transportation
  • Best Entertainers
  • Houston Face painting
  • Johnson Controls
  • Hunton Services
  • Simply Things Spa