Enrollment open for 13th annual Patty Aragon Green Chile Classic


By Jacque Aragon
Patty Aragon Green Chile Classic

Enrollment is open for the 13th Annual Patty Aragon Green Chile Classic. 

This annual green chile cook-off is where chefs of all abilities and backgrounds compete for cash, trophies and bragging rights. 

The cost for home cooks to enter is $10. Winners in the meat, vegetarian and overall people’s choice categories will receive $200 each and trophies, while second- and third-place winners receive medals and bragging rights. Registration is first-come, first-served and space is limited. Don’t miss your chance to participate in this event.

Commercial entrants pay $25 and first place will land them a special award. Commercial entries are also eligible for the people’s choice award of $200 for first place and medals for second and third place.

The Patty Aragon Green Chile Classic is part of the 15th annual Mountain Chile Cha Cha. The Cha Cha will be held rain or shine on Sept. 25 at Town Park. This event is free and also features a music concert by New Mexico’s Sangre Joven, Cha Cha trail races hosted by Pagosa Fun, a Mexican beer garden, margarita contest, green chile roasted and for sale, and a kids’ corner.

For more info or to enter the cook-off, please call Jacque at (970) 946-7636 or register online at ilovegreenchile.com.