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ZestFest Midwest Exhibitor List is now FINAL

Exhibitors ZestFest Midwest Booth # Company Location             1 Aimee’s Blue Ribbon Spices 407b Granville OH 2 All of Us 523, 622 Talluleh LA 3 AquaSoles by Tri Star Medical Products LLC 5...
 
 
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ZestFest Midwest announcement

ZestFest Midwest gets a much-needed alliance to help power the show. You can see the full transcript of the press release here: Zestfest Midwest press FINAL zp8497586rq
 

 
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First of its Kind

The New York City Hot Sauce Expo was a huge success with huge risk. There is an inherent cautiousness with a new industry show coming from a variety of people; these being organizers, vendors, media and visitors. The organizer ...
 
 
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Weekend of Fire – Spicey Rooster BBQ Company

NEW VENDOR – Spicey Rooster BBQ Company How did you get started with your business? Chef Randy Combs has been “cooking his whole life.” A career of cooking and catering ultimately melded into producing his own...
 
Snake River Farms Wagyu Brisket

 
 
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Weekend of Fire – Crazy Uncle Jester

ESTABLISHED VENDOR – Crazy Uncle Jester How long have you been in business? The company that is Crazy Uncle Jester’s has been a commercial entity for the past 5 years, but Jeff Stevenson (the CUJ grand poobah) has b...
 
 
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Weekend of Fire – Ole Ray’s Sauces

ESTABLISHED VENDOR – Ole Ray’s Sauces How long have you been in business? 12 years How has your business/clientele changed since you started? When Ole Ray first started, it was with a handful of BBQ sauces and makin...
 

 
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Weekend of Fire – Black Swamp Gourmet

ESTABLISHED VENDOR – Black Swamp Gourmet How long have you been in business? 3.5 years How has your business/clientele changed since you started? For Black Swamp, this whole journey into “the business” has bee...
 
 
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Weekend of Fire – Bigfat’s Hot Sauce

ESTABLISHED VENDOR – Bigfat’s Hot Sauce How long have you been in business? 3.5 years How has your business/clientele changed since you started? Bigfat’s has “lived vicariously,” and has learned fr...
 
Snake River Farms Wagyu Brisket

 
 
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Weekend of Fire – Deano’s Jalapenos

ESTABLISHED VENDOR – Deano’s Jalapenos How long have you been in business? Since 2008/2009, when the business started through Doehne’s restaurant, The Cactus Cafe. How has your business/clientele changed since...
 
 
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Weekend of Fire – Born to Hula

NEW VENDOR- Born to Hula How did you get started with your business? Ed lost his job of 22 years due to the economy and decided to try his luck in culinary school, hoping that he could find something to do with his cooking. Aft...