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Event: DHF Salsa Dance Mixer and Best Tasting Salsa Contest, Wed. 12/2/15, 6pm

Join us for a night of music, movement, and fun. Come learn about the work the Dolores Huerta Foundation is doing with Cultiva la Salud to promote a healthy community through nutritious eating and active lifestyles.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Padre Hotel’s Prospect Lounge
1702 18th St, Bakersfield, California 93301

Think you have the best tasting salsa in Bakersfield??? Enter our Best Tasting Salsa Contest!

Tickets are $5.00 at the door.

A special thanks to our sponsor Omni Family Health.


Salsa Mixer Flyer

Salsa Contest General Guidelines and Requirements

  1. Participants are responsible for supplying all ingredients needed to prepare the salsa at home.
  2. Minimum of 1 quart (32 ounces) of salsa for the event per entry.
  3. The salsa, including all prep work, must be done at home.

***No Entry fee. Participation is free.

***NO more than two salsa entries per person please

***Salsa must be dropped off for distribution by 6:30 pm

***Tasting will be done from 6:45pm to 7:20pm and votes will be announced at 7:30pm

***All salsa must be homemade and fresh. No canned salsa will be permitted but some canned ingredients are acceptable (i.e. tomatoes, assorted chilies, onions, etc)

***Items found in local farmer’s markets are encouraged as ingredients

Best Practices: Keep salsa refrigerated as much as possible. Make sure to wash your hands with hot water before, during and after salsa preparation.

Salsa will be judged by event sponsors and Cultiva La Salud Advisory Council

The category will be best overall salsa based on the categories listed below:

Aroma (1-5)

Consistency (1-5)

Appropriate heat level (1-5)

Color  (1-5)

Taste  (1-5)

Quality and Freshness  (1-5)

Contest Winnings: Prizes announced during the event

First Place

Second Place

Third Place

 By completing the form below, you agree to follow the Salsa Contest General Guidelines and Requirements.


Cultiva La Salud Salsa Mixer Rules and Information


* Cultiva la Salud funding is provided by the Public Health Institute, through funding from The Center for Disease Control (CDC) This publication was supported by the Grant of Cooperative Agreement Number, DP005859, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease control and Prevention of the Department of Health and Human Services.