The bottle you are looking at is simply the best Asian-style sauce I have ever had in my life. For 3 years at the Fiery Food Show in Albuddahquerque I have implored Chef Dean Martin, (not the dead lounge singer by the way) to take his Asian sauce and make a spicy variety. In 2011 he did just that. While it isn’t hot for the chilehead, it is even better than it was. The trace of heat comes through and I applaud Chef Dean for his efforts. For those of you that did not see the first part of “Tell Me Something I Didn’t Know”, I am exploring great products that go unspoken or forgotten in our community. Not only does this Asian sauce need to be tried, it needs to be shared with the world on ever Asian egg roll, dumpling and my favorite Roast Pork Lo Mein.
I had Jungle Jim’s International Market restock it last year for the annual Weekend of Fire show. So if you are going to that event, make that shelf empty. If you live in Colorado, you should all ready be telling your local Asian grocery store to stock it on their shelves. Hell, maybe we all should be doing this. If you like sweet & tangy Asian sauces that can be used like a BBQ and dipping sauce, then take the opportunity to find some room on your next paycheck to buy you some of this great product. Chef Dean had a bad car accident a little before the Fiery Food Show last year, and he just could not haul the usual stock to the show because he could not handle too much lifting. He nearly was sold out the first day. This sauce sells, and those that try it are instant fans and if there is a sauce they take home at that show, it is this one.
Here is the kicker and probably why not many people have tried this sauce outside of the show and the vicinity of Steamboat Springs, CO – Chef Dean Martin is the very worst at marketing his product. Sure he can sell at a show just by simply dripping some sauce on a Chinese fried wonton noodle, but he has a website that borders on embarrassing, and you have to Google to find out where to buy the sauce at. It is also expensive to buy. At almost $10/bottle not many people want to spend that much money on a condiment. At Jungle Jim’s I believe it is only $6/bottle and worth every droplet. I speak to Chef Dean every FFS and he is at the same clueless internet step as he was the year before. He is a full time Chef and doesn’t want to understand how the internet works. He thinks email should be left for the young. He has a loyal following and doesn’t seem to grasp the idea that he was a big time winner that if the sauce had the proper push it could put some serious green in his bank account. Anyone out there want to invest in this company? Maybe some of you with hot sauce stores looking a standout product that you do not presently sell? It is time to get the word out for one of the best spicy condiments in the world.
Here is a store page to buy it at that I found: CLICK ME
Chef Dean Martin
Steamboat Springs Co 80488
Kind of their website: CLICK HERE