3th Annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival Contest Winners

The people and critics have chosen the best of the fest

3th Annual <i>Austin Chronicle</i> Hot Sauce Festival Contest Winners

Individual Category

Red Sauce

1st Place: Tim La Fuente
2nd Place: John Randall
3rd Place: Marcus Thompson

Green Sauce

1st Place: Cynthia Spanhel
2nd Place: John Randall
3rd Place: Malcolm Milburn

Special Variety

1st Place: Jack Jones
2nd Place: Vera Rubio
3rd Place: Fred Burgess & Paul Martin

People's Choice

Jim and Candy Smith

Restaurant Category

Red Sauce

1st Place: Green Mesquite
2nd Place: Trudy's
3rd Place: Trudy's

Green Sauce

1st Place: Trudy's
2nd Place: Trudy's
3rd Place: Trudy's

Special Variety

1st Place: Kidd Creole
2nd Place: Trudy's
3rd Place: Seis Salsas

Commercial Bottlers Judged by Celebrity Judges

Red Shelf

1st Place: Rio Diablo Hot Sauce
2nd Place: Stonewall Chili Pepper Company

Green Shelf

1st Place: Tres Chic
2nd Place: Curley's Salsa
3rd Place: Serranos Salsa

Red Refrigerator

1st Place: Rose's
2nd Place: Serranos Salsa
3rd Place: Sabor

Green Refrigerator

1st Place: Rose's
2nd Place: Sabor

Special Variety

1st Place: Rose's
2nd Place: Stonewall Chili Pepper Company
3rd Place: Sgt. Pepper's

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