Down to business

Deadlines are approaching for the Lindsay Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Menudo and Pozole Cook Off on Oct. 4 in downtown Lindsay.

Monday, Sept. 15 is the deadline to operate a retail vendor booth or to sponsor the event. Sponsorship packages include recognition on the event banner and are as follows: Gold – is $200 and includes 8 tickets; Silver – is $150 and includes 4 tickets; Bronze – is $100 and includes 2 tickets. Those interested should visit to download the Sponsorship Form or Retail Vendor Booth Application, complete it and mail it back to the Lindsay Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 989 Lindsay, CA 93247.

Entry fee for the Cook Off is $100 per team. Each team is asked to prepare at least 1.5 gallons of either Menudo or Pozole to give away in samples of at least 2 oz. cups. Teams will be required to supply their own sample containers to distribute to the public for tasting. Once the judging is complete, teams may sell their Menudo/pozole in 30 oz Styrofoam bowls for $6. All team entrees will supply their own bowls and ingredients. For more information, call Virginia Loya at 559-333-1994 or the Chamber of Commerce at 559-562-4929.

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