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AWARDS

Most recently, El Palacio stole the show placing in 12 categories at the 2012 Arizona Taco Festival. El Palacio took home 1st place in Beef Taco, Anything Goes Taco, Salsa, Guacamole and the Reserve Grand Champion title. They also placed in the Pork Taco, Chicken Taco and Seafood Taco categories. At the 2011 Arizona Taco Festival, El Palacio’s salsa and guacamole took home 1st place awards.

Other noteworthy accomplishments include:

  • Best Mexican Restaurant and Best Booth Décor at Taste. Chandler’s Culinary Festival, 2012
  • 2nd Place for Mild & Hot Salsa at the My Nana’s Salsa Challenge, 2012
  • Best Hot Salsa at the Maricopa Salsa Festival, 2012
  • 1st Place Mild & Hot Salsa and Overall Grand Champion at the My Nana’s Salsa Challenge, 2011

2016

Recipe Champion, World Food Championships

2016

1st Place Beef Taco, 1st Place Guacamole, 3rd place Veggie Taco

2016

Best Outdoor Recipe Recipe, Del Real Foods Blogger Recipe Challenge

2015

Champion, Recipe Fight Night at the World Food Championship

2015

Best Presentation, Bon Vivant

2014

2nd Place, World Recipe Championship at the World Food Championship in Las Vegas

2014

Reserve Grand Champion Arizona Taco Festival

2014

Best Mexican Restaurant, TASTE. Chandler’s Culinary Festival

2014

World Chef Challenge Qualifier Champion, Scottsdale Spice

2014

2rd Place for Hot Salsa, 3rd Place Mild, 1st Place Anything Goes Salsa, My Nana’s Salsa Challenge

2013

Best Mexican Restaurant, TASTE. Chandler’s Culinary Festival

2013

Reserve Grand Champion, 1st place Chicken Taco and 1st place Veggie Taco and 2nd place Salsa with placement in seven total categories, Arizona Taco Festival

2012

Best Mexican Restaurant, TASTE. Chandler’s Culinary Festival

2012

3rd Place for Mild Salsa, My Nana’s Salsa Challenge

2012

Reserve Grand Champion, 1st place Beef Taco, 1st place Anything Goes Taco, 1st place Salsa, and 1st place Guacamole and 2nd place Pork Taco, 2 place Chicken Taco and 2nd place Seafood Taco with placement in 12 total categories, Arizona Taco Festival

2012

2nd Place Mild & 2nd Hot Salsa, My Nana’s Salsa Challenge

2012

Best Hot Salsa, Maricopa Salsa Festival

2011

1st Place Salsa and 1st Guacamole, Arizona Taco Festival

2011

Grand Champion, 1st Place Mild and 1st Place Hot Salsa, My Nana’s Salsa Challenge