1st Annual Philadelphia Hot Sauce Festival

August 192023 - August 202023

1st Annual Philadelphia Hot Sauce Festival

Canstatter Volkfest-Verein Biergarten
9130 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19114

Saturday, Aug 19 & Sunday, Aug 20 – two sessions each day

The Philadelphia Hot Sauce Festival is Co-produced by Whitehouse Station Sauce Company and Cast Iron Kyle.

Chose one of the four sessions to come out and sample 25 of the region’s best hot sauces. An esteemed panel of judges will award prizes. There will be plenty of food and drinks available from Canstatter Volkfest-Verein Biergarten.  Special Guest appearance by Anthony “Hot Sauce King” Merenda. Plus enjoy live podcasts from Full Slice Podcast and Table Top Trio. Purchase tickets via here.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Philabundance.

Schedule of Events:

  • Saturday Session #1:  1:00 Philadelphia Spice Awards, 3:00 Marshmallows from Hell Challenge
  • Saturday Session #2: 6:00 Hot Wing eating challenge
  • Sunday Session #1: 1:00 Golden Sizzle Awards
  • Sunday Session #2: 4:00 Spiked Pizza eating challenge

Whitehouse Station Sauce Company is a family owned and operated company located in scenic Hunterdon County, New Jersey. It is the brainchild of Jon Kasper, a culinary graduate of the prestigious Johnson and Wales University.

Kyle Seip is a cast iron cooking enthusiast and amateur chef. Not only does he share tricks for cooking with cast iron and tips on how to properly clean it, he also restores and sells vintage skillets. Bon Appetit magazine named him the “Instagram King of Old Pans.” He’s also a huge fan of The Preston & Steve Show. You have heard his most famous contributions with the Casey-isms segment.

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