Chicago, IL -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/04/2014 -- Locally-owned catering company Amazing Edibles announced today that it will be participating in the Jack Daniels Chicago Chili Cook-Off on April 12. Amazing Edibles founder Andrea Herrera is confident in her team’s abilities, despite intense competition. “We have won twice in the past 4 years - the two times we competed - and are going for our 3rd win on April 12.” The competition, which will take place between 2-5 p.m. at Sidetrack Video Bar, 3349 N. Halsted St., is expected to showcase the abilities of the best caterers and restauranteurs in the city.
The Jack Daniels Chicago Chili Cook-Off has been an annual event for 15 years. It is a chance for elite caterers and restauranteurs alike to test their skills in a 3-hour cook-off. The award is both prestigious and difficult to attain given the competition. It is open to the public and takes place amongst a festive atmosphere.
About Amazing Edibles
Amazing Edibles, which has been featured on WCIU, MSNBC and in USA Today’s Hispanic Living Magazine is the product of 19 years of success and expansion. They were recently featured on WCIU Lifestyle News when Chef Alexi Mandolini created team specific appetizers for NCAA March Madness parties. The company has also been nominated for this year’s “Best Caterer in Chicago” by Illinois Meetings and Events.
“Our competitors are among Chicago’s top caterers,” says Herrera, “and it’s an honor to be nominated.”
Company founder Andrea Herrera is recognized as a leading female entrepreneur and has been asked to contribute to the nationally-published Entrepreneurs’ Organization book, Risk to Reward. She has also been featured on CNN Money with Gary Stern as a small-business economy strategist.