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Aunt Chilada's Tempe To Celebrate Mexican Independence Day With Muy Authentic Dishes at Family Event on Sept. 16

Aunt Chilada's Tempe Mexican independence Day Buffet

WHAT:  Aunt Chilada’s Tempe, a Valley favorite known for its homemade chips and award-winning salsa, will be offering unique, flavorful and traditional Mexican food dishes and drinks in celebration of Mexican Independence Day. A special Mexican Independence Day culinary event with a buffet featuring these items will be held on the patio at Aunt Chilada’s Tempe on September 16.

The event buffet will feature seasonal specials and favorites from the regular menu.  Pricing is $13.95 per adult and $5.95 per child and includes food and non-alcoholic specialty drinks.

Buffet Menu (featured on Wednesday, September 16 only):

  • Red Shredded Pork Pozole (corn hominy stew)
  • Charro Beans (savory cowboy-style pinto bean dish)
  • Calabacitas (zucchini & yellow squash with corn dish)
  • Beef Chimichanga
  • Chicken Chimilingas
  • Cheese Enchiladas
  • Traditional Rice & Beans
  • Chips & Salsa
  • Guacamole

Specialty Drinks (featured September 1st – 16th):

  • Agua de Fresa (two flavors, non-alcoholic)
    • Watermelon
    • Honeydew and Cantaloupe
  • White Peach Sangria

WHEN: Mexican Independence Day Event

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

WHERE: Aunt Chilada’s Tempe (next to Arizona Grand Resort on I-10 & Baseline Road)

2021 W. Baseline Road

Tempe, AZ 85283



Aunt Chilada’s Tempe

Aunt Chilada’s Tempe serves up delicious Sonoran Mexican fare, from tasty margaritas and homemade chips to award-winning salsa with fresh guacamole on the Cantina Patio.  In this family-friendly restaurant, you’ll savor spiced pork, chili poblano, chicken, shrimp or beef fajitas and homemade tamales.  Offering over 120 premium tequilas and casita-style dining rooms.  Aunt Chilada’s is open for lunch and dinner daily.


About Arizona Grand Resort

The Arizona Grand Resort is located on 164 beautifully-landscaped acres at the base of the spectacular South Mountain Preserve and boasts 640 residential-style suites and 100 luxury Villas accommodations. The AAA Four Diamond rated property completed a $52 million renovation to enhance the property including all guest suites, main lobby, spa, golf course, and restaurants. A member of the Preferred Hotels® & Resorts Ultimate Luxury Collection, Arizona Grand Resort offers the 7-acre Oasis Water Park, a challenging 18-hole golf course, seven unique dining venues, the full service Arizona Grand Athletic Club & Spa and 117,000 square feet of meeting and function space, including a 20,000 square-foot exhibit pavilion. Arizona Grand Resort is independently owned and operated by an affiliate of Grossman Company Properties (GCP), one of the premier commercial and residential developers in the western United States.  During the past 45 years, GCP has built, developed and managed more than 14 million square feet of high-quality properties, including the Arizona Biltmore Resort, Biltmore Fashion Park and the Phoenix Spectrum Mall.  More information on the Resort is available at

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   Emily Dille, Marketing Manager
   8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85044
   p: 602-659-6312


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