Arvest in Rogers, Ark. Sponsoring Chilisalsapeno Competition Saturday, Aug. 25

Tuesday, August 21 at 09:30 PM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest in Rogers, Ark. will be spicing things up this Saturday, August 25th as they present Chilisalsapeno. Chilisalspeno is an annual event held each year in conjunction with the 28th annual Frisco Festival held in downtown Rogers, Ark.  The event includes a Chili Cook-off, Salsa Recipe contest, and Jalapeño Eating contest.

Things will get heated up beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday as spicy food lovers purchase their $5 taster kits to begin sampling chili from this year’s participants.  Each guest will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite chili and best decorated booth. 

The fun continues at 1:30 p.m. as contestants discover how many jalapenos they can eat in 2 minutes.  Do you dare? If you do, you can sign up at the Chilisalsapeno Hut on 1st street in Rogers on Saturday, August 25th until 11:00 a.m.  All contestants must be at least 18 years of age. 

The Salsa Recipe contest will be judged beginning at 11:30 a.m.  If you have the best salsa in town, enter it into the contest on August 25th before 11:00 a.m.  Entries must include the recipe, name of the salsa chef, a contact number and of course, a jar of the salsa for tasting. 

The event concludes with the announcement of the winners for the Chili Cook-Off contest, Salsa Recipe contest and the Jalapeño Eating contest.  Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each contest and category. 

To learn more about Chilisalsapeno & the Frisco Festival, click here.  All proceeds will benefit Main Street Rogers.  Join us for some fiery fun on Saturday, August 25th in the parking lot at 1st & Walnut (near caboose) in downtown Rogers, Ark.


Tags: Arkansas, Arvest Benton County, Community Support, Rogers
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