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4th Annual Fajita Fiesta & Cook- Off
SEPTEMBER 29 & 30 2017

The Buda Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 4th Annual Fajita Fiesta.

Fajita Fiesta is a free event that offers something for all ages. Fiesta goers will experience the blending of foods, music and cultures. They will also rediscover Texas through sights, sounds and their taste buds! The tantalizing aroma of sizzling fajitas will fill the air of Buda, Texas; attracting people from the Rio Grande to north of the Mason Dixon Line.

In Texas, grilling is not just a weekend pass time but a competitive sport. At Fajita Fiesta grill masters and pit masters alike will compete for top dollar cash payouts, trophies, bragging rights, and to find out on that given day who is the best of the best.

If you are interested in being a cook-off contestant or a vendor contact us at (512) 295-9999 or info@budachamber.com. Sponsorship opportunities are now available.


Fajita Fiesta

Buda, Texas Celebrates the Fajita
4th Annual Fajita Fiesta and Cook-Off

The origin of what we today call fajitas, a Spanish word for skirt steak, dates back to the 1930s Texas ranchlands of the Rio Grande Valley. During cattle roundups, cows were often butchered to feed the ranch hands. Throwaway parts such as the hide, head, entrails, and meat trimmings such as the skirt were given to the Mexican vaqueros or cowboys as part of their pay. Fast forward a few decades and fajitas, still considered scrap meat, was ground up with other scraps to make hamburger meat.

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