The Palladium Society

The Palladium Society 2016 Chili Cook-Off

Presented by Music Farm Columbia

Congratulations to all the winners! Thanks for a great event!

The King of the Monsters (First Place):
Ole Timey Meat Market - BAA BAA Black Sheep Chili
The God of Destruction (Second Place):
Rosewood Market - Meet your Cremator
The Atomic Fire Award (Third Place):
Piping Pig- HillBilly Chili
The Godzilla Thrilla’ (People's Choice):
Slow Cook Mafia - Godfather Chili
The Veg-zilla Trample (Best Veggie):
YMCA - Non-Corn-ivore
The Dragon’s Flame Award (Hottest):
Jeff Hoskins - Nuclear Meltdown

Do you love a bowl of “Famously Hot” chili? Cold beer? Great live music? Then join Historic Columbia and Presenting Sponsor Music Farm Columbia at The Palladium Society's 18th annual Chili Cook-Off. One of HC's most popular events, the Chili Cook-Off is hosted by The Palladium Society and features a variety of chili recipes, judging by local celebrities, cash prizes for the winners, and live music—including The Steppin Stones from Charleston, SC. 

Ticket price includes all you can eat and drink chili, wine and beer, and all proceeds from this event benefit Historic Columbia. Stay tuned for more details, and become a member of The Palladium Society to save on your Cook-Off tickets! 

Click here for photos from last year. 

Custom trophies provided by Mad Platter!

For more information contact Lauren Mojkowski at

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors!