Gatlinburg, TN (November 8, 2019) On Wednesday, November 6, Gatlinburg celebrated the fall season with over 2,000 attendees at the annual Gatlinburg Chili Cookoff Presented by Bush's® Chili Beans. to LandShark Bar & Grill taking home The People’s Choice Award for Best Chili and Courtyard By Marriott Gatlinburg Downtown winning Best Booth Decoration.

Winners are:

People’s Choice for Best Chili LandShark Bar & Grill

Best Booth Decorations Courtyard By Marriott Gatlinburg Downtown–1stplace

Best “Other” Dish Savannah Bee Company–1st place Ober Gatlinburg–2nd Place Paula Deen Retail Store–3rd Place

Best Chili–Attractions Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies–1st place Dolly Parton's Stampede, Pirates Voyage Dinner Show and Hatfield & McCoy Feud–2nd place Bush’s Visitor Center-3rd place

Best Chili-Lodging Hilton Garden Inn Gatlinburg–1st place Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg–2nd place Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort–3rd place

Best Chili–Retail Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery–1st place Lodge Cast Iron Factory Store–Pigeon Forge–2ndplace

Best Chili–Restaurant LandShark Bar & Grill - 1st place Mellow Mushroom–2nd place Puckers Sports Grill–3rd place

Best Chili–Services Sensible Concrete Works/ D + S Builders–1st place Walter State Culinary Arts–2nd place Alvin’s Kitchen–3rd place