Sunset Foods is excited to announce that it will be hosting a Hatch Chile Fest August 19-21. Hatch Chiles are grown exclusively in Hatch, New Mexico and are famous for their unique flavor and well-balanced spiciness. Hatch Chiles are also exceptionally versatile and are an essential ingredient in a wide variety of authentic Southwestern dishes.
During the Hatch Chile Fest, Sunset Foods will be roasting fresh Hatch chiles outside three of its stores. Guests can enjoy the perfectly cooked chiles plain or can take them home to use in any recipe calling for green chiles. The roasting will take place from 11 am to w pm and will occur at Sunset’s Northbrook location on Friday, August 19th, at its Lake Forest and Libertyville locations on Saturday, August 20th, and at its Highland Park and Long Grove locations on Sunday, August 21st.
Sunset will also be preparing several dishes made with Hatch chiles during the event. These dishes include Hatch Pepper Jack Bread, Hatch Chile and Cheese Quesadillas, Hatch Chile Shrimp Relleno, and Hatch Chile Salsa. All of these delicious items and fresh Hatch chiles will be available at all 5 Sunset locations during the Hatch Chile Fest.