september, 2020

26sep5:10 pm7:00 pmFOOD // Berlin Best Homemade Hot Sauce Competition : Berlin Chili FestBerlin - Food

Event Details

Berlin Best Homemade Hot Sauce Competition
Saturday 26th September 2020

Jockel Biergarten
Ratiborstr. 14c, 10999 Berlin, Germany

Enter your own homemade hot sauce in our first annual Berlins Best Homemade Hot Sauce Competition at the Berlin Chili Festival, judged by own panel of expert Hot sauce makers & chefs.

How to enter:

Just arrive at the festival between 5pm – 7pm and come to the table, you can just enter in person, with your hot sauce in some sort of clean container, please do not put any information on the container, you will be asked to write this down on the entry form, please have a list of the ingredients.

The winner will be announced at around 8pm in the main hall.

How its judged :

Our experts will be marking the sauce out of 10 in five categories:

– Aroma / nose
– Use of chilis / heat profile*
– Flavour / palate
– Creativity / individuality / memorability
– Finish / aftertaste / afterburn

*hotter does not mean a higher score.

the sauces will tasted blind at first, and then the judges will get a chance to see the list of ingredients before their final decisions.


1. you must have made the hot sauce yourself! Family recipes etc. are allowed.
2. Non commercial sauces only.
3. our desitions are final
4. we may tweak the rules as we see fit, to keep everything fair


Win a trophy, ultimate glory, your chance to defend your title next year, plus a chili festival hamper containing a heap of goodies from the festival.

The event page for the full Berlin Chili Fest:

In Association with :


(Saturday) 5:10 pm - 7:00 pm


Jockel Biergarten

Ratiborstr. 14c, 10999 Berlin, Germany