Pinellas Pepper Fest

A Spicy Food Show!

Competitions & Winners
Pepper Eating Contest Champions

2009 - Noah Pransky

 

2010 - Alex Havel

 

2011 - Clinton Whaley

 

2012 - Heather Graf

 

2013 - David Carson

 

2014 - Michael Copp

 

2015 - 1st Place - Michael Hart, 2nd Place - Joseph Basserman, 3rd Place - Michael Copp

 

2016 - 1st Place - Michael Hart, 2nd Place - Matt Fierce, 3rd Place - Ryan Burke

Peoples Choice Favorite Vendor

2008 - Legends BBQ

 

2009 - Intensity Academy

 

2010 - Legends BBQ

 

2011 - Intensity Academy

 

2012 - Your Hot Sauce Company

 

2013 - Big Daddy's Florida

 

2014 - Catch-A-Fire

 

2015 - Brimstone Originals

 

2016 - Brimstone Originals

 

Spicy Lolly Lick-A-Thon

2011 - Rob Duncan

 

2012 - TBD

 

2013 - Robert Scoville

 

2014 - Shane Varga

 

2015 - Amy Sapien

 

2016 - Zach Lewis

 


This event is Sponsored By: Intensity Academy

www.IntensityAcademy.com

 

 Amateur Hot Sauce Competition

2012

1st Place - Hot Sauce# 6 -  Bub's Green / Patrick Myers

 

2nd Place - Hot Sauce# 4 - Smokin' Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce / Scott Rowe

 

3rd Place - Hot Sauce# 1 - Scorched Pirate Hot Sauce / Terri Toner

2013

1st Place - Hot Sauce #8 - Scott Rowe / Smokinero

 

2nd Place - Hot Sauce #3 - Clarence Talleria / Tick Tick Boom!

 

3rd Place - Hot Sauce #4 - Eileen Sharp / Mostly Ghostly

 

 2014

1st Place - Hot Sauce #15 - Scott Rowe / Smoke on the Water

 2nd Place - Hot Sauce #6 - Jackie Higens / Chapina

3rd Place - Hot Sauce #32 - Kenny Morrow / Honey Bee Ware

 2015

1st Place - Hot Sauce #5 - Alan Paup

2nd Place - Hot Sauce #14 - Brent Barkway / Agent Orange

3rd Place - Hot Sauce #13 - Larry Mudd / Sweet Euphemips

 

 2016

1st Place - Hot Sauce #2 - Rich  Klima / Crash-N-Burn

2nd Place - Hot Sauce #3 - Adam Paup / Classic Red

3rd Place - Hot Sauce #18 - Richard Fuchs

 

Amateur Salsa Competition

2012

1st Place - Salsa# 2 - Queen of Mean / Lupe

2nd Place - Salsa# 11 - Lorita's Salsa / Lorita Levy

3rd Place - Salsa# 1 - Nightmares from the Garden / Patrick McGill

 

2013

1st Place - Salsa# 9 - Lorita / Lorita's Salsa

2nd Place - Salsa #11 - Carolyn Roy / K.A.T.N. Salsa

3rd Place - Salsa #10 - Carlos Licona / Sonny Boy Salsa

 

2014

1st Place - Salsa# 10 - Lorita Levy / Lorita's Salsa

 2nd Place - Salsa #16 - Dale Wrazen / Dale's Yummers

 3rd Place - Salsa #6 - Cory Cook / No Salsa Name Given

2015

1st Place - Salsa #2 - Carlos Licona / Sonny Boy Salsa

2nd Place - Salsa #4 - Blake Snyder / Mo Mex

3rd Place - Salsa #1 - Rudy Barragan / Rudy's Salsa

 2016

1st Place - Salsa #3 - Steve Weintraub

2nd Place - Salsa #6 - Jose Brignoni / Fire Fruits

3rd Place - Salsa #2 - Wanda Clevenger / And the Head is On