Okay, there wasn’t actually a hurricane at this year’s National Fiery Foods and Barbecue Show in Albuquerque. We had wind and rain with a healthy dash of chaos to really set off the event, though. There just wasn’t any of the downside you get in an actual tropical storm.
Twenty-five years, 500,000 superhots, and the Doctor makes a house call. That sums up the 25th Annual National Fiery Foods and Barbecue Show so fast it doesn’t do justice to what was really a three-day chile party at Sandia Resort & Casino March 1-3.
El Pinto Salsa has won more than 60 Scovie Awards over the years, and marketing director Sarah Chavez had this to say about the wins: “The Scovies are one of the most important things we do to market our product line. If we win a category we get bragging rights for a year and it helps increase sales of the winning item. The Scovies is the only spicy foods award contest to enter.”
Well, the 23rd Annual Fiery Foods & BBQ Show is now a fond memory, and Burn! Magazine is officially launched. We had a booth at the show, and partnered with the Disc-It company to give away three Disc-It grills (think of a huge outdoor wok with other attachments for a griddle, chile roaster, etc.). We also gave away one-year subscriptions …