The Chili Champion of 2017 is no surprise. And it was no small feat either. With a brand-new recipe – Thanksgiving Chili - Torin Cone locked up the trophy for his 3rd time, literally.

Last year's trophy was stolen and hidden for more than six months by Eric Barnett, who had 2016's second place standing.

Not fooling around, Torin has added a heavy lock and chain to his prize.