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The 4th Annual California Hot Sauce Expo Set to Take Place on August 18th & 19th



Anaheim, CA
Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
High River Sauces is proud to present The 4th Annual California Hot Sauce Expo, which is set to take place on Saturday, August 18th and Sunday, August 19th at the City National Grove of Anaheim. Tickets are officially on sale here. The event will feature an array of 30+ handpicked artisanal craft hot sauce makers from around the globe, complete with free samples and products available for purchase from 10am - 6pm each day. For more information, please visit: www.cahotsauceexpo.com
 
On Saturday, August 18th, the day is packed with challenges taking place from 12 PM to 5 PM including: the Slaytanic Burrito Challenge, Chicken Death Wing Challenge, Lucille's Pulled Pork Sandwich Challenge, Spicy Taco of Hell Challenge, and Spicy Pizza of Doom Challenge.
 
California Hot Sauce Expo's Spicy Pizza of Doom Challenge
 
Events on Sunday, August 19th include: Inferno Spare Rib Challnge, The Spicy Bagel of Doom Challenge, Chihuahua Beauty Pageant, Booze & Infuse Cocktail Competition, and to close out the weekend, the Puckerbutt Pepper Company Guinness Book of Records Reaper Eating Contest ($1000 Grand Prize For Broken Record).
 
The 4th Annual California Hot Sauce Expo will feature three tiers of ticket options - General Admission ($10), Craft Brew Package ($30) and Ultimate Fiery VIP Package ($75). All attendees can enjoy fiery samples from hot sauce vendors, access to all staged eating competitions, and many other entertaining events for all friends and family. The Craft Brew Package will feature a GA ticket, all-access back stage pass into the exclusive VIP area, complimentary cocktails & spirit tastings, craft beers, a free bottle of High River Sauces, limited edition Expo t-shirt, issue of Chile Pepper Magazine & a VIP Gift bag stuffed with sponsorship goodies.
 
California Hot Sauce Expo 2018
 
Vendors for The 4th Annual California Hot Sauce Expo include: Big Reds Hot Sauce, Bravado Hot Sauce, Born To Hula, Burnin' Beak, Charm Man Brand, Chone Hot Sauce, El Yucateco Hot Sauces, Fresco Sauce, Fuego Box, Gentleman Farmer, Ghost Scream HotSauce, Heartbreaking Dawns, Hella Hot Hot Sauce, High River Sauces, Jerky Hut, Lucky Dog Hot Sauce, Hot Licks, Inferno Farms, Infinity Sauce, Kill Hot Sauce, King of BBQ, Mad Mavin Hot Sauce, Mago Hot Sauce, Mayhem Foods, Monroys Hot Sauce, Oso Pepper Company, Pullman Acre, Pisqueya Hot Sauce, Puckerbutt Pepper Company, Precious Sauces, Propers Pickles, SauceGoddess, Silage Sauce, SoCal Hot Sauce, Thai Sauce, Wiltshire Farms, and Yellowbird Sauce.
The expo includes samples from vendors and endless BBQ for VIP ticket holders. Vegan options are available (pictured above).
 
Sponsors for The 4th Annual California Hot Sauce Expo include: High River Sauce, Chile Pepper Magazine, Endorphin Farms Inc, Peppers.com, Chain Reaction, Lagunitas Brewing, Fuego Box, AWS Promotions, Puckerbutt Pepper Company, Chilly Chiles, and Lucille's Smokehouse.



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