Hatch Chile Demo, Roasting & Brunch

Hatch Chile season is here, and The Salsa Grill will offer various events to share the green chile love.

The festivities begin with a Hatch Chile cooking demonstration on Wednesday, Aug. 13 from 6 – 8 p.m. Chef Marco Zapien will take class attendees through a six-course menu which begins with a Watermelon, Mango and Hatch Chile Salsa, includes grilled Tri Tip glazed with Hatch Chile BBQ Sauce and ends with Hatch Chile ice cream made with Rumchata and Root Beer. For $35 per person class participants enjoy all-you-can eat of each menu item, and take home copies of each recipe.

Chef Zapien has hosted over 20 cooking demonstrations in three years and presents themed menus, including Super Bowl Sunday, Christmas and Valentine’s Day.

Hatch Chile Roasting in Conjunction with Melissa’s Produce

Although Hatch Chile season officially begins in August, The Salsa Grill will host their third annual Hatch Chile roast alongside Melissa’s Produce on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hatch Chiles will be sold for $40 per case.

The Pico Rivera restaurant will continue sharing the green love with a special Hatch Chile Brunch from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. also on Saturday, Sept. 6. Guests can enjoy over 10 items with Hatch Chile incorporate into the recipes. The Belgian Waffles are served with Hatch Chile lemon syrup, and the Hatch Chile and Ham Scramble includes fluffy scrambled eggs tossed with roasted Hatch Chiles, tomatoes and onions. Handmade corn and flour tortillas and champagne and mimosas are included. The cost is $18 per person and $10 for children 10 and under.