2017 Sauce Wars event will be held during the festival and will feature marinara sauce from 7 local restaurants:
Arcaro and Genell, Old Forge
Andy Perugino's, Luzerne, PA
AuRants , Duryea
CrisNics, Wilkes-Barre
Gricos, Exeter
Marianacci's, Wyoming
PAZZO, Rt. 315, Pittston

Donation: $2.00 to sample all 7 sauces.

Proceeds will benefit the Greater Pittston Historical Society.

The booth is located next to the festival committee stand and will be open every day during the Tomato Festival and will be manned by staff and volunteers to help us reach a milestone and make this Sauce Wars the best one yet!

Five local restaurants will vie for sauce recipe supremacy during the Sauce Wars, Hosted by the Pittston Tomato Festival. For a $2 donation, festival-goers can sample the sauces in a blind taste test, and cast their vote for the best sauce.

The winner of the competition will receive an award and will have the bragging rights for an entire year of having the best sauce at the Tomato Festival.

The winner is announced on the closing day of the festival.