4th Annual Salsa Showdown


Who Took Home the Honors at the 4th Annual Salsa Showdown?

Audience Choice:
BEST SALSA: La Bamba Grill
BEST QUESO: La Paz Restaurant & Catering
BEST GUAC: Rojo Birmingham
BEST SPECIALITY: Lime Fresh Mexican Grill – The Summit

Jurors’ Choice:

BEST SALSA: tie between Chuy’s – Birmingham and La Paz Restaurant & Catering
BEST QUESO and BEST GUAC: Tin Roof Birmingham

Saturday, May 24 – 2 – 6 pm

Avondale Brewing Company

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Are you a Restaurant and want to participate in the 4th Annual Salsa Showdown? Fill out the simple form here


**Sign-up for the Hot Pepper Eating Contest!

Only 25 spots available, $5 Entry Fee.
Cash prize of $150!


The Salsa Showdown Kids Zone and will feature
old fashioned fun and games,face-painting, pinatas (filled with candy and prizes), and much more!
Plus, kids 12 and under are admitted FREE to the Salsa Showdown!

24 Frames Per Second, The Sidewalk Film Festival Young Professionals Organization, is hosting Birmingham’s 4th Annual Salsa Showdown – a fundraising competition between local restaurants & catering companies to determine who offers the best salsa, guacamole, queso and specialty dip. Admission will include sampling privileges at each competitor’s station, a ballot for casting an “Audience Choice” vote, Piñata smashes, kids’ activities, access to live entertainment, beverage vending, and the Hot Pepper Eating Contest with cash prize.

Proceeds from this annual event will benefit the Sidewalk Film Festival arts and education programs including Sidewalk Salons, Technology and Technique Workshops, Sidewalk Scrambles, the Sidewrite Competition, Festival Panels and the Youth Board programming.

Tickets: $10 advance online/$15 gate/kids 12 and under FREE.

Contact info: salsashowdownBHAM@gmail.com

List of Participating Restaurants Coming Soon!