Fire Department Registration

8th Annual Utah Firefighter Chili Cook-off.

Saturday, October 10th

Rules to know before you register:

    • Must be a registered Utah Fire Department.
    • Check in and Set up begins Friday October 9th at 5pm at the shops at South Town. Be Ready by 10:30 am Saturday October 10th
    • 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 16th.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 10th 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 Hollie Moffat (801) 230-1237 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.
    • There will be a refundable registration fee of $50 once you arrive and we confirm that your here to cook chili. We will hold the money until you arrive and then give it back to you as an incentive to not have a “NO SHOW”
    • New this year: if an agency/team has a no show, be prepared to get calls and texts from other departments to feed into the competitive nature of firefighters.
    • Remember this event is to raise money for Burn Camp, to have fun and make some good chili.

No Show Rules Chili Cookoff

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