Carne Diem

VI’s Carne Diem Chili Cook Off Raises Thousands for United Way

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Yes, Carne Diem 2014 was the biggest and best in VI Marketing and Branding Chili Cook-off / street party history. On an unseasonably cold day, almost 1,500 bowls of chili were served, and VI raised $4,200 for 90-minutes of fun on the streets of downtown Oklahoma City. “It was another great year, […]

“Chili Cookoffs Abound” – via NewsOK / The Oklahoman

VI will host its 12th Annual Carne Diem Chili Cook-Off on Halloween! Read what The Oklahoman’s Food Dude (a two-time participant and last year’s winner) says about Oklahoma City’s downtown public event: “Spend part of the daylight portion of Halloween at VI Marketing and Branding’s 12th Annual Carne Diem Chili Cook-Off, where The Oklahoman’s food […]

Carne Diem in Colorado Springs Raises $2,700 for Local Charities

Carne Diem 2014 COS, Pioneer Museum, Colorado Springs, Chili Cookoff

At VI we’ve always focus on ways that we can help the community – and if we can have a little fun in the process then we’ve found our recipe for success. For the past decade VI has hosted chili cook-offs (“Carne Diem”) at our Oklahoma City office, but in 2013 we took the concept […]

Carne Diem! VI’s Chili Cook Off Raises Thousands For United Way

Friends, Chili, Tunes And Weather Created The Perfect Downtown Street Party OKLAHOMA CITY – When VI Marketing and Branding decided to take its in-house Carne Diem chili cook off to the streets of downtown Oklahoma City for a 10-year anniversary bash, the firm realized it needed help. Enter a bunch of restaurants, a food editor, […]