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Chuck Wagon Cook-Off 2017
 

Chuck Wagon Cook-Off

Experience a rare, up-close look at Western history at this FREE, family-friendly culinary event. Authentic 1880s chuck wagons from around the Southwest compete to cook up the best meals fit for the trail using slow-cook, wood-fire methods from the time period. See which wagon teams will win prizes for their efforts, while you get a taste of the Old West with a unique five-course meal from competitors. 

Enjoy live music, cooking demonstrations, Western artisans, storytelling, unique vendors, group tours and more! The event supports the educational development of Tumbleweed Ranch.

OUR WINNERS FROM THE 2016 CHUCK WAGON COOK-OFF:
Congratulations to this year's winners. We look forward to seeing these wagons next year! 

Overall

1st: Curly Cue Camp
2nd: Rocking RR
3rd: Mountain Trails

Wagon Authenticity
1st: Rocking RR
2nd: Curly Cue Camp
3rd: Gummer’s Camp

Meat
1st: Cannon Family
2nd: Rocking RR
3rd: Circle J Chuckwagon Outfitters

Beans
1st: Cowgirls Forever
2nd: M Bar Lazy B
3rd: Circle J Chuckwagon Outfitters

Potatoes
1st: Rocking RR
2nd: Mountain Trails
3rd: Grubline

Bread
1st: Bar B
2nd: M Bar Lazy B
3rd: Curly Cue Camp

Dessert
1st: Cowgirls Forever
2nd: Curly Cue Camp
3rd: Mountain Trails

 


For photos, winners, sponsors and other information on previous years' Cook-Offs, check out Chandlerpedia

What is the Chuck Wagon Cook-Off all about, and what will you see there? Take a look back at our first year of the Cook-Off, and meet the cast of characters who attend and compete each year. The event has grown to as many as 12 wagon teams--and now includes a variety of family activities and demonstrations in addition to the culinary competition! 




Chandler In Focus: 7th Annual Chuck Wagon Cook-Off

2017 Wagon Teams 

Calling all wagon teams! If you are interested in competing this year, please check back on our site for updated information soon. 
Or, send an email to jean.reynolds@chandleraz.gov so we can send you the application packet. 


2016 Competing Wagons:

  Bar B--Wittman, AZ
  Cannon Family-- Rimrock, AZ
  Circle J Chuckwagon Outfitters-- Chino Valley. AZ
  Cowgirls Forever-- Phoenix, AZ
  Curly Cue-- Las Vegas, NV/ Coralles, NM
  E-Z Cattle Company-- Sonoita, AZ
  Grubline Wagon-- Pinedale, AZ

  Gummers Camp -- Pima, AZ  
  M Bar Lazy B-- Rimrock, AZ

  Mountain Trails -- Rye, CO
  Rockin RR-- Phoenix, AZ 


Host Wagon: 
   Biscuitflats-- Chandler, AZ

Chuck Wagon Cook-Off 2017 - Vendors


We will be taking applications for vendors soon. Stay tuned for more details!
Categories include: Food/Beverage Sales, Artists, Merchandise Sales, Non-Profit Organizations, and Business Informational. Vendors with an emphasis in providing cooking, local foods, and Western art or history-related items will have priority during the review process.