Cirque de Chili

Carnival + Chili Cook-Off = Community Unity

Local chefs, community leaders, and citizens compete for the “Hottest Chef in the Desert Foothills” title while children enjoy carnival games and prizes. A family event highlighting the developmentally disabled.

Saturday, September 28th
4:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Holland Community Center
34250 N. 60th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85266

At Our Inaugural Chili Cookoff, You Will Experience:

  • Top chefs from area restaurants, community leaders, and citizens will be serving their special chili recipes. Submit your entry!
  • Carnival games and prizes
  • Insight into community resources and treatment options for Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and many other Developmental Disorders by Developmental Disability Community Experts
  • Plus, a recipe book showcasing these delicious chili recipes will be available for sale!


  • General admission is free but donations significantly appreciated
  • Chili Tasting: $2 per taste or 20$ for 15 tastings
  • Carnival: $5 for three tickets (one ticket per game) or $10 for 9 tickets
  • Beer: $5 for one beer ticket (one ticket per beer)
  • Wine: $10 for one wine ticket (one ticket per glass of wine)

Enter the Contest!

Want to be part of the chili cook off? Please submit the form below. Include your recipe name and details so we can print it in the book we will be selling at the event!

Once you complete the form you will be take to a payment page to submit the $25.00 entry fee.

Special Chili Tastings
Carnival Games and Prize