Salsa Showdown

Salsa Showdown

During the Salsa Showdown, you'll be challenged to create the best salsa recipe using ingredients from the Market. Everyone is invited to compete, from amateur cooks to professional chefs.

A big thank you to the Salsa Showdown sponsor Boar's Head, and the in-kind sponsors Visser Farms, Festida Foods and Taylor Rental.

Salsa Showdown Online Registration
Salsa Showdown Rules and Regulations

Jalapeno Eating Contest

And for those who can really take the heat, the Jalapeno Eating Contest is back! Competitors will be challenged to eat as many peppers as they can in three minutes. Think you have what it takes?

Jalapeno Eating Contest Online Registration
Jalapeno Eating Contest Rules and Regulations


Saturday, August 17

8:00 am

Contestant Check-In

8:30 am

Mandatory Contestant Meeting

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Salsa Preparation

11:00 am

Judges Tasting

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Public Tasting

12:00 pm

Jalapeno Eating Contest

1:30 pm

Awards Ceremony