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Bands 'N Beans in Lake George, NY

Hot chili and hot music was served up at the 23rd annual Bands 'n Beans event at Roaring Brook Ranch in Lake George on Sunday, March 2, 2014.

This year's musicians were Austin Barosi, Rich Ortiz & Friends, Stony Creek Band, Big Fez & the Surfmatics, Chris Ballini, Rick Rourke, Dirt Cheap, Black Mountain Symphony, and Tim Wechgelaer & Friends.

Restaurants participating in the Chili Competition: Barnsider BBQ, Bean's Country Store, Blue Moose Tavern, Back St. BBQ & Pub, Caffe Vero, Center Plate @ Gore Mt., Cooper's Cave, Docksider Restaurant, Downtown City Tavern, Duffy's Tavern, Dunhams Bay Lodge, East Cove Restaurant, Fort William Henry, Frederick's Restaurant, Gaffney's Restaurant, The Georgian, Hometown Smoothies & Eatery, King Neptune's, Lizzie Keays, Log Jam Restaurant, Longhorn Restaurant, Market Place Steakhouse, O'Toole's Restaurant, Petes Ahh, Rare Earth Wine Bar, Sagamore Hotel, Sans Souci, and UpRiver Café.

Along with Chili from these restaurants Rock Hill Bakehouse served their award winning breads, and Ben & Jerry's sold ice cream with all their proceeds donated to the Lake George Arts Project.

2014 Chili Award Winners:
1st  place: Up River Cafe, Lake Luzerne
Hootin' N Tootin' Awesome Chili Award: Frederick's Restaurant, Bolton Landing
Hot Stuff Award: Giovanna's on The Lake (At the Georgian), Lake George
President’s Choice Award: Downtown City Tavern, Glens Falls
Director's Choice Award: Log Jam, Lake George

2013 Chili Award Winners:
1st  place: Frederick’s Restaurant, Bolton Landing
2nd: Druthers Brewing Co., Saratoga Springs
3rd: Beans Country Store, Queensbury
Hot Stuff Award: Caffe Vero, Lake George
President’s Award: Center Plate at Gore Mountain

Click here to see our photographer Cheri Bordelon's photos from last year. Thank you Cheri!

Thanks to our sponsors!

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