WELCOME TO BURNING MOUTH
The Hot Sauce Making and Hot Dog Eating Competition of your dreams – coming to Orpheus Brewing 11/13/21. Get ready to feel the burn friends.
HOT SAUCE MAKERS:
This event will begin at 1 P.M. outside in the Orpheus Brewing beer garden, rain or shine. Please prepare accordingly. Hot sauces must be finished and registered by no later than 10/29/21.
The Hot Sauce Making competition will only be open to 25 participants TOTAL. This includes both amateur and pro registration. Depending on application volumes from each category, we will accept as even a number as possible from both the amateur and pro categories. Amateurs and Pros will be judged separately. Please let us know on your registration form why you think you and your team would be the best competitors!
A table will be provided for the event. If you would like to bring a tent (strongly encouraged) you must bring your own. We also encourage all participants to bring decor for your table, the more extravagant the better! We recommend bringing in between 16-32 oz of each sauce you’d like to enter to the competition. If you are registered as a Pro Competitor you are more than welcome to bring any related products you have for sale and vend at the brewery. If you are registered as an Amateur Competitor you are also welcome to bring any related products for vending as long as you can provide proof that processed materials were made in a certified kitchen. If vending, you must bring your own payment processing system. Orpheus Brewing will not be able to process payments for you.
Judges will consist of a panel of local chefs, foodies, and hot sauce connoisseurs from our own team.
HOT DOG EATERS:
This event will begin at 3:30 P.M. outside in the Orpheus Brewing beer garden, rain or shine. Please prepare accordingly. Hot dogs will be all-beef dogs. Condiments and water will be provided. This competition will only be open to 15 competitors – first come, first serve. Competitors will have 5 minutes to eat as many hot dogs as they can. All competitors must be checked in by no later than 3 P.M. on the day of the competition.
The object is to eat as many hot dogs AND buns, with water as the only beverage within 5 minutes.
Contestants will wait for the whistle to start – Contest will be timed with a stopwatch.
Any complete hot dog and bun in contestants mouth at the final whistle is counted – provided it is then swallowed (no take-backs).
Dunking and crunching the hot dog and bun is permitted. Separating the hot dog and bun is also permitted.
Contestants must not touch any hot dog or bun until the whistle begins the contest.
Any contestant caught breaking any of the rules will be disqualified.
BURNING MOUTH REGISTRATION OPTIONS:
REGISTRATION DETAILS –
See individual form for registration fees. You must register for this event by no later than 10/29/21 and we must receive your payment by no later than 11/05/21. You are welcome to register for both the Hot Sauce Making and Hot Dog Eating competition but please choose EITHER Amateur or Pro when registering for the Hot Sauce Making Competition.
** Note: You can bring up to two hot sauces to enter into the competition. Registration cost will be the same for competitors with one or two sauces.
*** Double Note: We don’t want duplicate entries! If you are registering with a team or restaurant only ONE member from your team needs to register (this should be the person heading up your team).
Please notate which competitions you would like to enter on your registration form. All competitors will be registered in the Best Overall and People’s Choice competitions.
BEST OVERALL –
This is the big one y’all. You’ll receive a shiny “gold” medal, a to-go four or six pack for each member of your team (limit 2 members), and a piece of custom, branded Orpheus Brewing merchandise that will never be released to the public (trust us – it’s going to be awesome).
PEOPLE’S CHOICE –
When the crowd is cheering your name and showing you all the love – you’ll get to show off your shiny new medal, and take home a 4 or 6-pack of your choice.
ORPHEUS BEER-INFUSED SAUCE –
Take home two four packs of whatever beer you used in your sauce, a hot and spicy medal + bragging rights that your beer hot sauce is A+ in the game.
HOTEST SAUCE –
Not for the faint of heart. You burned our mouths off, so here’s a medal for your devious efforts + a 4 or 6-pack of your favorite Orpheus Beer.
SPIRIT AWARD –
You showed up and showed out! Thanks for your efforts. Take home a 4 or 6-pack of your favorite Orpheus Beer.
HOT DOG EATING AWARD –
A shiny “gold” medal, a 4 or 6-pack of your favorite Orpheus Beer, a piece of custom, branded Orpheus Brewing merchandise that will never be released to the public (trust us – it’s going to be awesome), bragging rights as Atlanta’s champion hot dog eater.