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Great Chicago Fiery Food Fest

If you’re looking for spice in your life, bring the family to the Great Chicago Fiery Food Fest August 8-9 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

Come to the Great Chicago Fiery Food Fest for the best hot sauces, barbeque sauces, spicy condiments, seasoning mixes and snacks! Enjoy sauce tastings, craft brews, food from local vendors and much more! Heck, guest who don’t like hot food will find plenty of alternatives! There will be 50 plus booths offering samples of salsas, rubs, mustards, BBQ sauces, ice cream and more!

Enjoy the firey food contests, family fun, great music, and surprises! Enter if you dare, Bigfoot’s Hot Sauce Heaven on Seven Hellzappopin’ Hot Popper Contest! How about the Spicy Deep Dish Pizza of Destruction contest? Dip your wings in PepperButt pepper sauce and enjoy a nuclear meltdown with Maxwell Street Polish sausages bathed in hot sauce!

The Great Chicago Fiery Food Fest will be held at the Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium, 1340 West Washington Boulevard. For tickets, go to Children 8 and under admitted free. Milkman on duty to soothe hot and burned tummies!

Make your Great Chicago Fiery Food Fest experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (if you’ve got room left in your stomach), Friday nights.