Zestfest 2011

Just a week and half from now one of the biggest spicy food events will be under way. I was at the last Zestfest back in September of 2009, and while it was happening it was in a need of a face lift. With new ownership taking over the show and Golden Chile Awards, Chile Pepper magazine’s role reduced to just that of a sponsor, and a spanking brand new venue, Zestfest will be the talk of Texas. At least until the Super Bowl takes over all news in the area the following week.

If you plan on coming, make sure you go with an empty tummy because you will be sampling a lot of stuff while there. Save the super hot stuff for a second trip around the show, and enjoy all the flavors that aren’t over the top spicy, but are full with wonderful flavor and zestiness. This is the Dallas-Forth Worth area, so make sure your stay has time to explore what the surrounding area has to offer. When you are done with the tourist thing, come back for another trip around the show! Support the vendors whom spend a pretty penny to setup a booth to get their products in the mainstream spotlight.

Date: January 28-30
Place: Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas.
Contact: Gregory Bagarozy
Phone: 845.661.3616
Email: pducerp@earthlink.net
Tickets are $10.00 and available at the Convention Center Box Office. Children under 10 are free when accompanied by a ticket holding adult.

This video is a promo of the event. You can visit their website here for more information: CLICK ME

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7 thoughts on “Zestfest 2011

  • January 20, 2011 at 1:36 am
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    Come by Pepper’s Booth #138 and sample up some Heartbreaking Dawns….Nicole and I will be there with Chip…..and we’re ready to blow yo’ minds!!!!
    :splode: :splode: :splode: :splode: :splode:

  • January 20, 2011 at 7:32 am
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    I gone be at a dogshow in that area that weekend, I will try to stop by an say hay to all the winder lickers.

  • January 20, 2011 at 8:53 am
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    The Defcon Crew will be all set up, with full regalia. We’ve got a 20X10 again, so the Pain Center will be taking patients all weekend. God I love my job!

  • January 20, 2011 at 6:45 pm
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    Have a blast you guys! Can’t wait to read the reports. ~brian

  • January 21, 2011 at 9:30 pm
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    Get Lei’d Pineapple Hot Sauce will be making it’s first appearance at ZestFest :splode: Catch up with Nick & Erik as they are excited for y’all to taste and try a very fun, new hot sauce on the market. Get Lei’d will be with Stage Coach Sauces. :_toastbeer:
    http://www.getleidhotsauce.com

  • January 25, 2011 at 1:02 pm
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    I have some very special tequila shots planned to kick this little event off!!! Let’s plan to meet up @ F.I.T. Chile Grill’s booth around 10:45 on Friday to do a shot and toast to one hell of a good time in Texas!!!

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