2016 Chile Pepper Champion
Chef Walter is a chile pepper hero - This year for the event he drove to New Mexico to find a rare variety of chiles to share with the people of Phoenix.
2015 Chile Pepper Champion
Mariachi De La Luna for saving the day during the "hurricane" of Chile Fest 2014.
2013 Chile Pepper Champion
Monika Woolsey is all energy. Like a hot chile pepper, Monika keeps the energy flowing on any number of important issues and events. She is the mastermind behind Hip Veggies, the ear to the ground for
Get Your PHX and the face of Phoestivus to hundreds of vendors. She will power walk through the heat to a meeting just to show us how it could be done: caring for people, the nutrition of our community and the sustainability of our future.
2012 Chile Pepper Champion
Annie Eldon for her hardwork and dedication to our downtown organic farm, Crooked Sky Farms.
Nominate a Chile Champion!
Good food brings people together and helps build strong communities. Each year, Roosevelt Row culminates the Chile Pepper Festival by honoring someone in our community doing good work supporting good food. If you know one of these fine folks and think it's high time they receive some recognition, please take a moment to submit a nomination below.