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Salsa Cook-Off

July 23 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm


The Global Salsa Cook-Off at Midtown Global Market, where Midtown Global Market chefs will prepare their own take on salsa and compete for the title of Best Salsa of 2022. Guests are invited to vote for their favorite, as well as join the salsa dancing lessons and live music.

Sets of eight different 3-ounce salsa samples and chips with taste profiles and influences from around the globe will be sold and served for a donation of $15.

There is a limit of 150 salsa sampling sets produced, so advance reservations are recommended. The top three “public voted” winners will be announced on the Market’s Facebook and Instagram accounts by 3 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit Friends of Global Market whose mission is to support the free cultural music, entertainment, and programming throughout the year at Midtown Global Market.

This is an official associated event of the Minneapolis Aquatennial.

WHO: Participating Market restaurants: Andy’s Garage, Arepa Bar, Eastlake Craft Brewery, Moroccan Flavors, Pham’s, Manny’s Tortas, Salsa a la Salsa, and The Kitchen by Baked Brands.

WHEN: Saturday, July 23, 2022
Noon – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Midtown Global Market – 920 E. Lake Street, Minneapolis

HOW: A $15 donation is requested in support of Friends of the Global Market.
Reservations recommended in advance. Limited sets will be available on-site.


Midtown Global Market is an internationally themed public marketplace offering groceries, great food and unique gifts. Midtown Global Market, owned by two non-profit entities: the Cultural Wellness Center and the Neighborhood Development Center, serves as a small business incubator whose mission is to provide access and opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs. Together these entities make up a dynamic community gathering place that highlights the talent, ambition and cultural assets that characterize its neighborhood, contributing to its economic and social fabric. midtownglobalmarket.org

Friends of the Global Market’s mission is to support the Midtown Global Market as a vital community resource that supports small business, cultural diversity events, and free/low-cost programming. friendsofglobalmarket.org/


Midtown Global Market
920 E. Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55407 United States
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