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Centro Cultural Aztlan
1800 Fredericksburg Rd, Ste 103, San Antonio, Texas 78201
Get your taste buds ready for one of the most delicious fundraising events you have ever attended. The 9th Annual Mole Throwdown is a culinary, Art-filled experience that blends together our efforts to promote Chicano/Latino Art and Culture in an innovative and creative way that benefits Centro Cultural Aztlan’s year-long programming.
Mole is traditionally prepared for special events, which bring together friends and families. Mole a rich tasting delightful dark sauce is infused with the flavors of chili peppers, chocolate and about 25 or more, spicy ingredients, then married with turkey or chicken.
Indulgent mole dishes will be prepared and generously donated by local restaurants and local chefs for your taste buds to enjoy. Cerveza (beer) will be iced down and served to complement the meal. A tequila tasting bar will be provided by Salud Tequila Bar, and Tito’s Handmade vodka will be serving a cocktail to refresh your palette. Patrons will be asked to vote for their favorite recipe, and a new winner will be announced! Participating chefs include: Ana Sandoval & Mario Bravo, Veronica Castillo Salas, Colibri Llevando Sabor, Jenny’s Catering, Chef Jerry Olivarri, Los Laureles Café, Berta Romo-Rios, Will Nichols, Fred Anthony Garza (former owner of Viva Vegeria), Letty’s Catering, La Capital Del Sabor, El Milagrito Café, and Papa Lupe’s Latin Cuisine.
In addition to the sampling of mole, there will be a Silent Art Auction featuring the works of artists who have supported Centro Cultural Aztlan for over three decades. These artists’ contribution is their way to show their gratitude to an organization, which focuses on promoting Chicano/Latino Art and Culture. Musical Entertainment and performances scheduled through the evening include: Los Nahuatlatos, Ghost Tracks, Liza Ybarra and Grupo Folklorico de Bendiciones. Poet Nephtali De Leon will be reading from his Mole inspired poems.
The 9th Annual Mole Throwdown promises to be an exciting fundraising event sure to satisfy its patrons with good food and drink while promoting and contributing to an organization dedicated to supporting Chicano, Latino, and Indigenous art.
General Admission tickets for the event are only $40.00 per person. Other donation levels are available.
For online ticket sales please visit: centroaztlan.org/current-events
For more information please call Centro Cultural Aztlan M-F, 9am to 5pm at 210-432-1896 or come by our offices located in the Deco Building at 1800 Fredericksburg Road, Suite 103.