Team Cook Off Registration

9th Annual Utah Firefighter Chili Cook-off.

Saturday, October 9th, 11am – 3pm

Rules to know before you register:

    • Must be a registered Utah Fire Department or affiliated organization.
    • Check in and Set up begins Friday October 8th at 5pm at the shops at South Town. Be Ready by 10:30 am Saturday October 9th
    • Each team must provide their own cooking equipment, ingredients, and items for selling chili.
    • Teams must fill out a Temporary Food Establishment Application by Wednesday September 8th. The application can be found here.
      • The Temporary Food Establishment permit will be paid for by UDK. This permit is NOT transferable.
      • You must attend the mandatory training class on October 9th prior to the Chili Cook Off.
      • This permit must be posted in your booth.
    • One person in the booth is required to have a food handler’s card. The Food handler card holder must be present at all times
    • Structure of the Booth. All booths must have:
      • Roof
      • Two full side walls
      • Hard surface for the floor (plywood, concrete, or asphalt)
      • Each booth will need a garbage can with a lid
      • 10′ x 10′ minimum space. Please contact Keri Jones (801) 201-7266 if you need additional space.
    • Food Safety Requirements
      • Thermometer 0 degrees to 220 degrees
      • Food must be maintained at the proper temperatures. Below 41 or above 135
      • Food must be reheated to 165
      • Food must be prepared in the food booth this includes all slicing, dicing or chopping.
      • No young children in the booth
      • No live animals in the booth
      • Everything needs to be stored 6 inches off the floor (except coolers).
      • Hand washing Facilities are required at Each Booth
      • Hand washing station must consist of a 5-gallon container with a spigot that provides a continuous flow of water, soap, disposable paper towels, and a 5 gallon bucket to collect the dirty water. UDK will supply the 5-gallon water and 5-gallon bucket.
      • Proper and frequent hand washing
      • No bare hand contact with ready-to-eat foods (gloves)
      • Separate money handler
    • Dress Standards
      • Hair restraint/hats
      • Clean clothing/apron
    • Hygiene
      • No smoking or eating in the booth
      • Personal drinks need to be covered with a lid and a straw and separated from food and equipment
      • Personal food needs to be contained and away from food and equipment
      • No sick food handlers
    • Wiping Cloths
      • Need to be stored in sanitizer solution
      • Solution needs to be changed frequently
      • Adequate sanitizer in solution (1 tsp bleach/gal. water) UDK will supply the spray bottle & solution
      • Sanitizer test strips. UDK will supply the strips
      • 2A 10 BC extinguisher
      • No refueling on site.
      • The public is not allowed to help themselves to open food products.
    • A detailed checklist will be provided upon registration.
    • This event is to raise money for Burn Camp, to have fun and make some good chili.

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