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Amateur chefs are invited to put their culinary creativity to the test by making their own salsa at the 2012 Salsa Challenge presented by Taxco Restaurant.  The Salsa Challenge will take place at Discover Sycamore’s Farmers’ Market on Sunday, September 9th, at the corner of Somonauk and Elm Streets in downtown Sycamore.  The contest will begin at 11am, judging at noon and the winners will be announced at 1pm.

Come compete head to head with other local salsa enthusiasts. The contest is limited to 25 participants and pre-registration is recommended, as contestants are accepted on a first-come, first serve basis.  The entry fee is $10 per salsa before Wednesday, September 5th.   For a registration form Click Here .  The entry fee for day of registration is $15 per salsa, and contestants must arrive and register before 11am.  Tomatoes will be provided, but contestants must provide all other necessary ingredients and kitchen utensils. First, second and third places will be awarded prizes from Taxco Restaurant.

“We encourage people to get creative and think ‘outside the box’ when submitting their recipes,” said Jesus Romero, owner of Taxco Restaurant. “The more unusual entrees will surely attract attention from the judges, “he added.

The 2012 Salsa Challenge is brought to you by Taxco Restaurant and Discover Sycamore.  For more information please contact Discover Sycamore at (815)895-3456 or visit discoversycamore.com.

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Salsa Challenge Registration

Does your salsa bring the heat?  Amateur salsa chefs are invited to put their spicy concoctions to the test by participating in the 2011 Salsa Challenge presented by Taxco Restaurant on Sunday, August 21st at Discover Sycamore’s Farmers’ Market in downtown Sycamore.  The contest will begin at 11am, judging at noon and the winners will be announced at 1pm. 

 Come compete head to head with other local salsa enthusiasts. The contest is limited to 25 participants and pre-registration is recommended, as contestants are accepted on a first-come, first serve basis.  The entry fee is $10 per salsa before Wednesday August 17th.   A registration form can be downloaded  Click Here or picked up at the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce office.  The entry fee for day of registration is $15 per salsa, and contestants must arrive and register before 11am.  Tomatoes will be provided, but contestants must provide all other necessary ingredients and kitchen utensils. First, second and third places will be awarded prizes from Taxco Restaurant. 

“We encourage people to get creative and think ‘outside the box’ when submitting their recipes,” said Jesus Romero, owner of Taxco Restaurant. “The more unusual entrees will surely attract attention from the judges, “he added.

If you’re not the next ‘Iron Chef of America’, there’s no need to worry; as long as you have an appetite for an array of homemade salsas.  Enjoy a sunny, Sunday afternoon by strolling through Sycamore’s Farmers’ Market while listening to live music with chips ready to scoop and mouths ready to taste!

The 2011 Salsa Challenge is brought to you by Taxco Mexican Restaurant.  For more information please contact the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce at (815)895-3456.  The 2011 Salsa Challenge is ready for you! Does your salsa have what it takes to earn top honors?

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