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13th Annual Paella Challenge

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Price: $50 – $150
Paella Challenge

When the quintessential dish of Spain and culinary all-stars from across the country and Mexico come together, you know it’s time for the return of the 13th Annual Corona Paella Challenge and 11th Annual H-E-B High School Challenge hosted by Chef Johnny Hernandez, benefitting Kitchen Campus.

This March 26th, join fellow epicureans for a beautiful afternoon featuring distinguished chefs from San Antonio, across the United States and Mexico, live entertainment, wines from Spain, and sangria on the grounds of Mission County Park from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Watch as chefs go head-to-head in a competition to create the most impressive and tasty paella dishes cooked right before your eyes. Local high school teams will also compete in the H-E-B High School Paella Challenge for an opportunity to win a trip to the Culinary Institute of America in New York City! All proceeds will benefit Kitchen Campus programming.

Visit for more event information, participating chefs, and a photo gallery from last year’s event. This event does take place RAIN OR SHINE and is outdoors, therefore please come prepared. On-site parking is available and is free of charge.

As this is a fundraiser for our culinary youth program, there are no refunds on ticket sales. ***Children 6 years of age and younger get free admission and do not require a ticket.***


General Admission 21 and Older Ticket Information:

The ticket price is ALL-INCLUSIVE which includes:

Entry into the event

Sampling of over 40 amazing Paellas and other Chef prepared appetizers.

Beverages (Beer, Wine, Sangria, Sodas & Water)

Entertainment for the day


General Admission under 21 Ticket Information:

Entry into the event

Sampling of over 40 amazing Paellas and other Chef prepared appetizers

Beverages (Sodas & Water)

Entertainment for the day


Vip Ticket Experience (Herradura VIP Margarita & Paella Tent):

Interested in elevating your Paella Challenge Experience? Upgrade to a VIP ticket which includes access to the benefits below!

Access to Chef Johnny’s Exclusive Paella Station

Sampling of over 40 amazing Paellas and other Chef prepared appetizers

Live Entertainment

Exclusive beverages

Access to La Gloria Specialty Margarita Bar

Tented lounge area with private seating

No-wait VIP entrance

This event does sell-out and when tickets are gone, they’re gone! *** ID must be presented at check in for guest 21 and older ***


March 26
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$50 – $150
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Mission County Park Pavilions
6030 Padre Dr
San Antonio, 78214 United States
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