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Historic Richmond Town offers judging at the NYC Chili Cookoff.  To judge this International Chili Society event you need no prior experience.  You will be trained the day of the event by the head judges.

Taste some of the best food in the country!
 If you are interested in becoming a judge please call us at 718-351-1611 x. 241 or fill in the contact form below.


The NYC BBQ Cookoff is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society.  KCBS trains judges through their organization. Please contact them directly to be certified as a judge.

Judging for both events is fun and enjoyable but the judging is taken seriously.  There is a lot prize money on the line as well as the opportunity to advance to the world championships.  Once you are trained or certified you will understand the strict rules and processes.  You will also have what you need to be a good judge.  

We encourage members of the community to join us at these cookoffs as judges.  The experience is rewarding and you taste some of the best food in the country!





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718 • 351 • 1611

Historic Richmond Town
441 Clarke Avenue

Staten Island, NY   10306


Charlie Sullivan to portray legendary American politician James Guyon Jr. at upcoming Guyon Tavern Concert Series

CharlesSullivan 120x150Charles Sullivan is no stranger to acting. This time traveling performer has appeared on stages across Staten Island, most recently as Scrooge with Shakespeare Theatre, as well as with Sea View Playwright’s Theatre, Sundog Theatre, and In the Wings.

This season, he portrays James Guyon Jr., the historic proprietor of Historic Richmond Town’s Guyon Inn and Store. Home to the legendary Guyon Concerts, the circa 1819 building serves up an authentic 19th century acoustic music experience with a warm and resonant sound quality illuminated by candlelight and warmed by a potbelly stove.

Tavern Concert Series at Historic Richmond Town Kicks off Jan. 13

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Jan 5, 2018 - The Guyon Tavern (circa 1819) at Historic Richmond Town (HRT) serves up an authentic 19th century acoustic music experience with a warm and resonant sound quality that is rarely found anymore, thanks to the original aged wood and plaster, and the unmistakable handmade construction.


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Online tickets are available up until 3pm, two weekdays before the event. For  Saturday and Sunday events, tickets are available online until 3 pm Thursday.



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