Zestfest Midwest 2013: Defcon Cluckwing Challenge


Normally Defcon Sauces hosts the Deathmatch, the fiercest chicken wing eating competition known to man. With a few tweaks/concessions for the Zestfest Midwest show and suddenly we went from chicken wings to chicken nuggets and instead of a Deathmatch sauce, they used the fiery Cluckwing Orange Sauce. By the way, one of the best chicken wing sauces ever created. Sorry the coverage at the end wasn’t more spread out to see what was really happening. Lots of controversy at the end, and my video footage does not cover the full length of the table. So we miss out on the instant replay I was hoping for.

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Preview of Zestfest Midwest 2013


Anyone who appreciates the zesty things in life is invited to indulge in a flavorful food experience June 28-30, 2013 as ZestFest Midwest brings together spicy exhibitors and tasty products from around the country for one exciting weekend in Columbus, OH. Featuring hot sauces, barbeque sauces, salsas, spices, condiments, snacks, sweets — specialty foods and beverages of all types to tantalize your taste buds.

ZestFest is the ultimate party for food enthusiasts. Produced by Spicy Food Productions, ZestFest Midwest will be action-packed! Cooking demos by celebrity chefs, live music, interactive contests and delicious foods and beverages to sample and purchase will make June 28-30, 2013 the zestiest weekend of the year!


Friday, June 28, 2013 1:00-9:00
Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:00-6:00
Sunday, June 30, 2013 10:00-5:00



Ohio Expo Center
717 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211

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