For Immediate Release 6/24/2011

Mt. Angel Sausage Company on National TV!

Mount Angel, OR.   Outrageous Food’s, “Big Chef” Tom Pizzica, is on a quest to unearth the most jaw-dropping, eye-popping, occasionally heart-stopping foods in the country – dishes that give “outrageous” a whole new meaning. He found what he was looking for here in Mount Angel at our own Mt. Angel Sausage Company. Tune into Food Network’s primetime series, Outrageous Food (local channel 47) on Friday evening, July 1, at 10 pm (ET/PT) for the premiere showing of this episode featuring Mount Angel.

In this show, Tom travels to Tucson, Arizona, to help build a 1200 foot cheesesteak. He then heads to the Sausage Company to experience seriously hot home-made sausages – the Fire Haus Brats. Tom ends his trip in Littleton, Colorado, to help build an eleven pound pizza with home-made mozzarella cheese. 

While in Mount Angel, Tom makes up a batch of Fire Haus Brats with sausage maker Jim Hoke. Our local volunteer fire fighters teach him how to eat the super spicy delights. Other locals give their take on these hot links and sausage etiquette. Numerous tips abound on how to savor the special tastes of the brats.

You will not want to miss this mostly informative, sometimes very funny show. Tom Pizzica has a “Big Chef” personality and culinary curiosity make him the ideal host of this Food Network primetime series about Outrageous Foods. You will also discover that our locals are pretty outrageous stars in their own way. See them in this episode premiering Friday, July 1, at 10pm.

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