Sacramento’s Roosevelt Park hosts the 6th annual Beer & Chili Festival


IT IS COMING UP THIS SATURDAY. WE HAVE OSCAR VENEGAS AND STEVE CUNEO. THANK YOU FOR COMING IN.>>GLAD TO BE HERE. DEIRDRE: THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME? HE IS A PREVIOUS WINNER, NO PRESSURE. I AM ASSUMING YOU HAVE LEFT OUT YOUR SECRET INGREDIENT.>>YES. DEIRDRE: THESE ARE YOUR BASIC INGREDIENTS? WHAT YOU CALL IT? DEIRDR THIS I MY SWEET KIDNEY BEING CHILI. I WANT TO SEE HOW IT STACKS UP WITH OTHER COMPETITORS. THE MAIN INGREDIENT WITH THE GROUND CHUCK. DEIRDRE: PERCENT — WHAT PERCENTAGE OF FAT DO USE?>>80 AND 20. I HAVE GARLIC, ONION, AND ALL OF THE SPICES. PAPRIKA, BROWN SUGAR CUMIN, CAYENNE PEPPER, AND ONCE I AT ALL OF THOSE, IT IS WHAT USUALLY GIVES IT THE MOST TASTE. I USUALLY USE CAYENNE PEPPER TO GIVE THE TICKLE. DEIRDRE: THE KICK, OK. WE TALK ABOUT THE FESTIVAL, MAJOR BROWNIE POINTS. WHAT IS THE COMPETITION LIKE OUT THERE FROM BEHIND THE SCENES? IF YOU GO AND TASTE, IT IS A GUT BREAKER BECAUSE YOU EAT A LOT ALL DAY. WHAT IS IT LIKE BEING A COMPETITOR?>>FIRST OFF, IT IS A LOT OF FUN. SINCE WE ARE DOWNTOWN FIRST A LONG BEFORE WE GOT TRANSPORTED OUT TO THE SUBURBS, IT WAS LIKE BEING IN OUR BACKYARD. WE ARE HAPPY TO BE THE ACT. WE MISSED IT LAST YEAR BECAUSE WE WERE CLOSED AT THAT TIME OF YEAR. WE ARE HAPPY TO BE DOWNTOWN AND HOPE TO SEE ALL OF OUR COMPETITORS OUT THERE HAVING A GOOD TIME. DEIRDR WHAT IS IT LIKE WATCHING PEOPLE TASTE THE CHILLY? THEY DO NOT — WATCHING WHO TASTE THE CHILI? THEY DO NOT HOLD BACK.>>IT IS USUALLY A YES OR A NO. YOU SEE FACIAL EXPRESSIO WHERE YOU ARE NOT SURE IF IT IS A GOOD ONE OR A BAD ONE. DEIRDR THAT IS GOOD. WHAT TYPES OF BEER DO YOU FIND PAIR WELL WITH CHILI?>>WE HAVE OUR WOODEN HEAD AMBER ALE, A MULTI-DEEP ROAST. IT HAS WITTINESS — IT HAS WOO DINESS TO IT. WE HAV A REFRESHING ONE AS WELL. DEIRDRE: WHAT IS THE WEIRDEST INGREDIENT YOU HAVE HEARD SOME UP INTO THEIR CHILI? THAT WORKED?>>USUALLY, THE WIETE THING — THE WEIRE EIRE THING WAS USING A HAVE A NARROW — WAS USING A HAB ANERO PASTE. DEIRDRE: HOW ABOUT YOU?>>THE YEAR WE WON, WETOPPED IT WITH PINEAPPLE. DEIRDRE: INTERESTING.>>IT CAME OUT REALLY GOOD. DEIRDR THANK YOU SO MUCH. WE APPRECIATE IT. THE BEER & CHILI FESTIVAL IS COMING UP ON SATURDAY, APRIL 8. IT GOES FROM 1:00 TO 5:00. IT IS 35 DOLLARS A TICKET. EVERYBODY THAT GOES OUT GETS TO EAT AS MUCH CHILLY AS THEY WANT OR THEY CAN. THERE IS THE MARK WHERE IT BECOMES ONE OF THE — ONE OR THE OTHER VERY QUICKLY. YOU DO THESE TESTERS. HOW MUCH MEET THE UNIQUE TO BRING?>>CISCO IS DONATING BEEF. DEIRDRE: GOOD LUCK TO YOU.

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