27th Annual Austin Chronicle
Hot Sauce Festival Contest Winners – 2017

Individual Category

Red Sauce
1st Place: Mark Kobdish
2nd Place: TIE: Dallas Milton; Diana Martinez
Honorable Mention: Douglas Heald
Green Sauce
1st Place: Ryan Kelly
2nd Place: Sal Solano
3rd Place: Marvin Perez
Special Variety
1st Place: Christopher Camacho
2nd Place: Vanessa Brightman
3rd Place: Valery Dubov
Honorable Mention: Sitthiphort Prosuay

Restaurant Category

Red Sauce
1st Place: Veracruz All Natural
2nd Place: Sazon
3rd Place: El Dorado Cafe
Green Sauce
1st Place: Noble Sandwich Co.
2nd Place: Alcomar
3rd Place: Chuchos Mexican Restaurant
Special Variety
1st Place: El Dorado Cafe
2nd Place: Torchy's Taco
3rd Place: Yuyo
Honorable Mention: For Sale BBQ

Commercial Bottlers People's Choice

Red Sauce
1st Place: Spicy – Mom's Family Kitchen
2nd Place: Blue Agave Sriracha – Yellowbird
3rd Place: Hot – Crenshaw's C6
Green Sauce
1st Place: Tequila Lime – Crenshaw's C6
2nd Place: Serrano Condiment – Yellowbird
3rd Place: Sexy – Haitian Heat
Special Variety
1st Place: Pineapple & Habanero – Bravado Spice
2nd Place: 3-in-1 Reaper – Shakey's Sweet Heat
3rd Place: TIE: Spicy Chimichurri – Gypsy Grove; Habanero Condiment – Yellowbird
Pepper Sauce
1st Place: Habanero Supreme – Aztexan
2nd Place: Ghost Chili – Crenshaw's C6
3rd Place: Ghost Pepper & Blueberry – Bravado Spice

Commercial Bottlers Judged by Celebrity Judges

Red Sauce
1st Place: Smoked Bacon – Mikey V's
2nd Place: Original Red – Mikey V's
3rd Place: Blue Agave Sriracha – Yellowbird
Green Sauce
1st Place: Serrano Condiment – Yellowbird
2nd Place: Garlicky Gringo – Hotline
3rd Place: Spice of Life Jalapeño – Cin Chili & Co.
Special Variety
1st Place: Mango Habanero – Crenshaw's C6
2nd Place: Texas Ex's – Mikey V's
3rd Place: Mango Reaper – Klowns on Fire
Honorable Mention: Peach Habanero Delight – Mikey V's
Pepper Sauce
1st Place: Sweet Ghost Pepper – Mikey V's
2nd Place: Garlic Habanero – Das Güd
3rd Place: Ghost Chili – Crenshaw's C6

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