Presented by the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce, the Scottsdale Spice Culinary Event will feature area chefs participating in a spicy competition that will leave patrons thirsty for more. Scottsdale’s newest culinary event is bringing the heat with more than 20 Scottsdale restaurants to spice things up while showcasing a wide variety of culinary delights for event patrons to enjoy. Celebrating the fun and festive culture of culinary creations in Scottsdale, each participating chef will showcase their dishes in three heat levels: mild, medium and hot. How much heat can you take? Festival patrons will sip, sample, and vote for their favorites in each category including Booth Décor, Spiciest Dish, Best Dessert, Most Authentically Arizonan and more. General admission is $50 and that includes unlimited food samplings from participating restaurants, while supplies last; and seven drink tickets good for wine, craft beer and spirits. This is a 21 and over only event. This spicy fiesta will take place from 6-10 p.m. at the Venue of Scottsdale. Space for restaurants and vendors is limited. Chefs, restaurants and vendors are encouraged to sign up early. There is no cost for restaurants to participate.