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‘The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Food & Wine is a national, star-studded, four-day destination event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities.’*
“It was such an incredible honor and opportunity for ZipSauce to be in the presence of such talent as Rachel Ray. Most memorable from this year’s festival was the opportunity to meet Rachel Ray. She was such kind and genuine person, thoughtfully taking the time to speak with each eager guest and fans.” Michael Esshaki, ZipSauce chef and founder-
‘The one-day festival showcased wines from national and international wineries paired with food from local restaurants and chefs working with students of Florida International University school of Hospitality and Tourism Management. 2010 was a banner year raising over $2.2 million for beneficiary and welcoming over 50,000 wine and food lovers.’*
“We can’t wait till the 2011 festival to pair ZipSauce with favorite gourmet dishes from the kitchens of the best cooking in gourmet, and of course, to create more gourmet meal experiences for our ZipSauce fans.” Michael Esshaki-
* Source: South Beach Food & Wine Festival presented by Food & Wine Magazine, February 2010
Zip Sauce took home the award Best in show for Steak Sauce and Best Topping Sauce at the 2009 Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show in West Palm Beach, Florida. The show, which took place on March 28th and 29th, brought in around 10,000 people that came to buy, taste, and see new and upcoming products that have went to market.
Cooking and Entertaining enthusiasts of all ages and levels of skill have flocked to The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show over the last 4 years. The event featured nearly 100 exhibitors, including Zip Sauce, live cooking demonstrations by South Florida’s hottest chefs, tasting and entertaining workshops, plus presentations. Over 3300 samples of the sauce were served during the two-day show.
Food Network sensation and renowned chef Bobby Flay was in attendance for the show as a presenter along with Paula Deen (Author and Show Host of Food Network’s Paula’s Home Cooking & Paula’s Party) and The Neelys. (Hosts of Food Network’s “Down Home with the Neelys” and “Road Tasted with the Neelys”)
Zip Sauce has been served in the finest restaurants for over fifty years. It took chef and founder of The Original Zip Sauce Michael Esshaki almost 3 years to perfect the recipe for bottling and the elusive sauce is now available for purchase in 11 states. Zip Sauce can be used for everything from chicken and steak, to burgers, seafood, soups, and more.