Changes Coming To The Fajita Cookoff
There will be two major changes to this year’s The Fajita Cookoff scheduled during PalmFest International Folklife Celebration in October at the McAllen Convention Center.
The first change will be this year’s Cookoff will be only one day, Saturday October 6.
There will be five cooking categories of the competition; Traditional and Gourmet Fajitas, Pan de Campo, Frijoles a la Charra & Beef Mollejas.
Entry fee is only $145 for all five categories.
There will also be a Showmanship award to the Cooking Team with the best camp and Team Spirit. Cash prizes and custom plaques and miniature BBQ Pit trophies will be awarded to the top Fajita Aficionados.
On Sunday, there will be cooking demonstrations by selected Cooking Teams and local Chefs. So teams can relax and enjoy some fun with the family at PalmFest.
The second change to The Fajita Cookoff is after 35 years of service, Richard Womeldorf is retiring as our Fajita Marshall.
“Richard & I have been through thick and thin over the years, said Cookoff founder Christopher Julian. “We’ll miss him”, Julian concluded.
Jesse Gonzales will be fulfilling the judging responsibilities this year. He has been involved in major sanctioned Cookoffs over the years and understands the serious nature of the judging process.
He will, once again, be assisted by Christine Tucker, who has been with the Cookoff for several years.
Go to www.TheFajitaCookoff.com or call the Cookoff Hotline at 956.682.5566 for more information.