Cedar Grove Center Fire Company Tri-State Chili Champs

Center Fire Company Wins! Tri State Champs!


Cedar Grove Fire Departments Center Fire Company #1 Wins Tri-State Chili Contest

Cedar Grove’s Center Fire Company #1 submitted its entry, Wilson Magic, against all others around the tri-state area to CBS RADIO New York’s Firehouse Chili Cook-Off Contest. In the semifinals Center Fire Company competed against other local New Jersey firehouses to see whose chili recipe reigns supreme.  On December 15th 2014 Center Fire Company won at Millers Ale House in Paramus New Jersey. Firefighter and Chef Tom Wilsons Magic Chili was tasted and judged by local sports figures judges, which include former New York Giant and CBS Sports Radio host, as well as former NFL punter Sean Landeta.  Center Fire Company moved into the final round earning the right to compete in the finals at Suit 36 New York City January 12th 2014.  In the finals, once again Chef Tom Wilsons batch of crowd pleasing magic chili won over the packed house wining the popular vote after the judges score ended in a nail biting tie.  

Congratulations to Chef Tom Wilson and Members of Cedar Grove Fire Departments Center Fire Company #1  who were recognized as the Best Firehouse Chili at the final round on Sunday, Jan. 12 at Suite 36 in New York City.