Fiesta - Cook Off - University of Houston
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Frontier Fiesta boasts a "world class cook-off" where 40+ cook-off teams compete in six different food categories: Chef's Choice, Chili, Fajitas, Chicken, Pork Spare Ribs, and Beef Brisket. A cash prize is awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the brisket category with cash prizes for 1st place in all other categories.

Head Cook's Meeting

  • Date: Wednesday, February 28th, 2024 at 7pm in Student Centers South – Multipurpose Room

This meeting will provide returning and new teams an overview of the event, review policies and expectations on-site and provide competition guidelines.

Directions to the Student Center. Please park in the Welcome Center garage across the street.

Site Selection

If you have participated in Frontier Fiesta, you have the ability to request your number of sites prior to the Head Cook's meeting. To do so, please email ( with your team name and how many sites you would like (maximum of 4, 35' x 35' spaces). At Head Cook's Meeting, those who have responded can select on a first come first serve basis of available sites.

If you have not participated in Frontier Fiesta before (welcome!), you can select on a first come first serve basis of available sites after returners at Head Cook's Meeting.

*We will make our best effort to accommodate all requests.