A to Z Law Hosts 7th Annual Chili Cook-Off
May 6, 2010
Every Cinco de Mayo, the hardworking staff and attorneys at A to Z Law can be found sampling chili, listening to mariachi music, indulging on corn bread and having a great time, and this year was no exception. The event becomes more and more popular each year, and this year we fielded 13 entries!!
Like our staff, each pot of chili had its own personality, with many degrees of “heat,” a variety of flavors, and a wide assortment of chili.
This year’s first prize winner was Jeff Folks at Merrill Lynch, who dished up a delicious chile verde. A to Z Law swept the rest of the awards, with second place going to Maria Godinez of the Probate and Estate Planning Department, third place going to Kim Kniss of the Civil Litigation, Appeals & Writs department, and fourth place going to former A to Z employee Kat Bowman, who returned to our office to enter her chili recipe.
Honorable mention went to partner Gary Arnold, who succumbed to 7 years of pressure and finally participated. Finally, Bart Bleuel was awarded a Team Player ribbon for his consistent participation every year, and because we have reason to believe he actually cooked his chili this year, instead of cracking open a can of Hormel!
A to Z Law looks forward to the Chili Cook-Off every year, and to the opportunity to reclaim our trophy!