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And The Chili Cook-Off Winner Is...

The results of the 2019 UHD Staff Council Chili Cook-off are in!

The winners are listed below. Congrats to all the teams that participated and helped make the event possible.

Chili Winners

1st place – C_SET_Flavor! – Sherry Ellis
2nd place – Gator Finest – Michael Benford
3rd place – Gator Bayou Cookers – Michael Manuel
People's Choice: Cool Arrow Cookers
Best Dessert: IN the B.A.G – Bobbi Shaw
Best Décor: Chili, Chili Bang Bang – Paula Jannett

The UHD Staff Council also thanks all of the teams for participating this year:

  • Bad & Boujee, Stefany Records, Team Captain
  • IT Chili Willie, Anthony Samudio, Team Captain
  • In The B.A.G., Bobbi Shaw, Team Captain
  • Chili, Chili Bang Bang, Paula Jannett, Team Captain
  • Cool Arrow Cookers, Alex Alvarez, Team Captain
  • KA Tailgators, Lorenzo Morales, Team Captain
  • Chili Reaction, Bruce Greer, Team Captain
  • Fa-CHILI-ties, Janet Dyer, Team Captain
  • Gators Finest, Michael Benford, Team Captain
  • Clutch - City Chili aka "Triple C", Sanchez Yesenia, Team Captain
  • Chili Nelson, Albert Alonzo, Team Captain
  • Kiss My Cold Fusion, Fetera Henry, Team Captain
  • Gator Bayou Cookers, Michael Manuel, Team Captain
  • The Tiki Chili Evolution (Dropped Out), Roxanne Palomo, Team Captain
  • C_SET_Flavor!, Sherry Ellis, Team Captain
  • Sweethearts, Kimberly Valencia, Team Captain
About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.