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Sausage Sizzle

The M&DIAI hosts an Italian Sausage Sizzle Competition each year, usually in August. If you have a soft spot for Italian sausages accompanied by delicious slices and cakes you can’t miss this event. The cost is $15 per person at the door. Children 12 years and under are free.


If you missed our last competition, here is a recap of what you missed... Five contestants, presented their special blends of herbs, spices and wine to make their 5kg of regional typical Italian sausages. ​Over 100 people attended the event and via their taste tests, voted on the best sausage of the day.


 ​Although there was a clear winner, it was a tough decision with many people wanting to cast votes for more than one competitor because all of the sausages were of such a high standard. All of the competitors are winners in our books and we hope to see them back again this year!


The next Italian Sausage Sizzle will be held on 4 August 2024 commencing at 2 pm at the Andergrove Community Hall in Celeber Drive.  It will again feature a people’s choice competition that sees different local Italian sausage recipes go against each other for the crown of best Italian sausage of the Mackay region. Contact us if you want to enter your secret family recipe in the competition.​

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