21st Annual Austin Chronicle
Hot Sauce Festival Contest Winners – 2011

Individual Category

Red Sauce
1st Place: Anthony Padilla
2nd Place: Chris Buslett
3rd Place: Adam Wear
Honorable Mention: Anne Hickman (Ingram); Brennan Neuman (San Antonio); Clay Black (Pflugerville); Cyrus Sanchez (Pflugerville); Edward Zamova; Gary Peifer II; Judith Taylor (Victoria); Kala Uprety; Pam Burrows (Jasper); Patty Tomasco; Paul Moncus; Rene Moreno; River Perry (Leander)
Green Sauce
1st Place: Randy Price (Spicewood)
2nd Place: Rebecca Cooper
3rd Place: Anne Hickman (Ingram)
Honorable Mention: Corbin Edmondson; Dan Cook (Marble Falls); Jesse Lemos; Lupe Sheppard (Pflugerville)
Special Variety
1st Place: Russell & Mattie Lewis
2nd Place: Marti Cardenas
3rd Place: Joey Gassie
Honorable Mention: Benjamin Block; Dale Whitman; Dustin Bolin; Kala Uprety; Russell Dillon

Restaurant Category

Red Sauce
1st Place: Casa Chapala Mexican Grill & Cantina
2nd Place: Tacodeli
3rd Place: Las Lomas Tex-Mex Cantina
Honorable Mention: Torchy's Tacos; Vivo
Green Sauce
1st Place: Chucho's Mexican Restaurant
2nd Place: Sazón
3rd Place: Torchy's Tacos
Honorable Mention: Casa Chapala Mexican Grill & Cantina
Special Variety
1st Place: Tacodeli
2nd Place: Curra's Grill
3rd Place: Dock & Roll DIner
Honorable Mention: El Rincon; Sazón; Torchy's Tacos

Commercial Bottlers People's Choice

Red Sauce
1st Place: Don't Panic Hispanic
2nd Place: My Chihuahua Bites Salsa
3rd Place: La Familia XX Red Salsa
Honorable Mention: Ana's Sun Spot Salsa; Austin Slow Burn Salsa Con Habanero; Kala's Kuisine Curry Chipotle Salsa; Tears of Joy 6th St. Red; Texas-Texas Premium Roma Chipotle; Winston's Mango Hot Sauce
Green Sauce
1st Place: Don't Panic Hispanic Greengo
2nd Place: Austin Slow Burn Salsa Verde
3rd Place: Tears of Joy 6th St. Green
Honorable Mention: Ana's Sun Spot Salsa Guacamole Dip; Jaime's Spanish Village Hot Green Salsa; Kala's Kuisine Hotvocado; La Familia Roasted Green Salsa; Thai Gourmet Cucumber Salsa
Special Variety
1st Place: Logan's Habanero Relish
2nd Place: My Chihuahua Bites Blanco Party Dip
3rd Place: Indian Fig Salsa
Honorable Mention: Austin Slow Burn Green Chile Salsa Fresca; Granddaddy's Sweet Southern Heat; Jaime's Spanish Village Chile Con Queso; Silverleaf Ghost Pepper Sauce; Tears of Joy Tequila Lime Hot Sauce; Winston's Scotch Bonnet Hot Sauce
Pepper Sauce
1st Place: Aztexan Habanero Supreme
2nd Place: Austin Slow Burn Creamy Jalapeno
3rd Place: Tears of Joy August in Austin
Honorable Mention: Kala's Kuisine Gingery Habanero; Shanita's Salsitas Hal's Hot Love; Taste of Texas From the Vine Demoness Sweet & Hot; Winston's Hot Pepper Sauce

Commercial Bottlers Judged by Celebrity Judges

Red Sauce
1st Place: Tears of Joy 6th St. Red
2nd Place: Austin Slow Burn Salsa con Habanero
Green Sauce
1st Place: Jaime's Spanish Village Hot Green Salsa
2nd Place: Tears of Joy 6th St. Green
3rd Place: Thai Gourmet Cucumber Salsa
Special Variety
1st Place: Texas-Texas Fresh Roma Roasted
2nd Place: Austin Slow Burn Green Chile Salsa Fresca
3rd Place: Kala's Kuisine Chutney Salsa
Pepper Sauce
1st Place: Tears of Joy August in Austin
2nd Place: Melinda's Original XXXtra Hot Pepper Sauce
3rd Place: Winston's Hot Pepper Sauce
Honorable Mention: Melinda's Original Naga Jolokia Pepper Sauce