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Chiles & Chocolate

DATE: Nov. 11 - 13
TIME: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
PRICE: Included with Garden admission and membership


Chiles & Chocolate is back and with the perfect recipe for a sweet and spicy weekend. Shop the Valley’s top chile and chocolate vendors for savory treats! Then, treat yourself to gourmet chocolates, flavorful sauces, fresh and fire-roasted chiles, and a variety of homemade goodies.

Food & Drink
Dorrance Center | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Bar Service
Dorrance Hall | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bar service featuring speciality cocktails
Mezcal, guajillo chile, cherries and cholate bitters, vanilla vodka, coldbrew coffee, tonic and more

Cooking Demonstrations
Kitchell Patio | Friday & Saturday Only | 1 p.m.

Entertainment
DJPHX | Boppart Courtyard | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Kids Coloring Activity | Kitchell Patio | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Shop and Sample 
Dorrance Hall and Boppart Courtyard

 

  • Absolutely Delightful | Arizona honey & other products from the hive
  • Anthony Spices | dry chile pepper and sauces
  • Big Red Hot Sauce | local hot sauces
  • Botanicals in Clay | botanical-themed pottery
  • Carolina’s Chocolate | cholate bars with flavors from Mexican heritage
  • Carol’s Delectables | jams and marmalades made with Arizona-grown fruit
  • David Jeffries Kitchen | sweet and savory biscotti and macaroons
  • Fallen Wood Turnings & Salts from the Earth | wooden utensils and gourmet flavored salt
  • Fluffy Vegans | dehydrated snacks, cheezes, meats, dips and chocolate covered dates
  • Goldwater’s Foods of Arizona | Southwestern salsas, chili, jellies and gift packs
  • Iconic Cocktails Co. | Cocktail mixes
  • Mano y Metate | fres-ground mole spices
  • Paletas Betty | handmade Mexican popsicles
  • Peanut Butter Americano | all-natural peanut butters and almond butters
  • Pickled Perfection | local pickled products
  • Spunlight Cotton Candy | organic flavored cotton candy
  • Stone Grindz | bean-to-bar craft dark chocolate bars
  • Tukee’s Tamales | tamales, mole and green chili sauces
  • Wei of Chocolate | flower essence infused dark chocolate, soaps and organic tea

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