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High River Sauces Presents the 6th Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo

High River Sauces Presents the 6th Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo


BROOKLYN, NY
Thursday, February 1st, 2018

On April 21st and 22nd at the Brooklyn Expo Center 50+ handpicked artisanal craft hot sauce makers from across the globe will come together in a two-day tribute to all things hot and spicy. The event organizers announced in a recent press release that tickets for the event, which will feature free samples and products, are already available at this link.

The event features a “Stage of Doom” where presenters will hold showcases and competitions on both days. Some “Stage of Doom” events are as follows:

  • Guinness Book of Records Carolina Reaper Pepper Eating Contest ($1000 Grand Prize for Broken Record)
  • Screaming Mi Mi Awards & Hot Sauce Hall of Fame Presentations
  • The Booze & Infuse Cocktail Competition ($5000 Grand Prize)
  • The Spicy Pizza of Doom
  • The Slaytanic Burrito
  • Chihuahua Beauty Pageant

Steve Seabury, Founder, High River SaucesHigh River Sauces’ Founder, Steve Seabury, said of the event, "This is the most insane food festival on planet earth. If you love the spicy things in life, then you will think you have died and gone to heaven. We feature the greatest artisan craft makers in the hot sauce industry from around the globe."

For those interested in purchasing tickets, there are three tiers of ticket options:

  • General Admission ($10)
  • Texas Smoke BBQ Platter Package ($50)
  • Ultimate Fiery VIP Package ($100)

While all attendees will have an opportunity to try fiery samples and access staged competitions and other events, Texas Smoke BBQ Platter Package purchasers will also receive three craft beer tokes, a BBQ lunch box, a bottle of High River Sauces, and a limited-edition poster.

6th Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo

Ultimate Fiery VIP Package purchasers will receive access to the VIP area with complementary drinks and tastings, Pink’s Taco Buffet, a bottle of High River Sauces, a limited-edition poster, an issue of Chile Pepper Magazine, and a goodie bag!

Sponsors for the event include familiar names like Yelp and Lyft, as well as the following among others:

  • Puckerbutt Pepper Company
  • Lagunitas Brewing
  • Fireball Whiskey
  • El Jimador Tequila
  • Pabst Blue Ribbon
  • Tanteo Tequila
  • Texas Smoke BBQ
  • Hot Shots Distributing Inc.
  • Hot Sauce Willie's

Golly! What a line-up—we certainly wish we could see you there!

NYC Hot Sauce Expo


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