Steve and Heidi Nolan, residents of Lincoln, NE, are often asked how they got started developing and marketing authentic Caribbean Sauces and Rubs.
Steve and Heidi love traveling and frequently visit many islands in the Caribbean. One of their favorites is Providenciales in Turks and Caicos.
On November 1, 2013, Steve and Heidi saw their dream of owning an island business come to fruition with the opening of Crackpot Kitchen Restaurant on the island of Providenciales in Turks and Caicos. In November, 2014, they began bottling and selling their first specialty sauce, Crackpot Kitchen Tropical Tamarind BBQ Sauce, through the restaurant. The sauce quickly became a hit with locals and tourists alike, with production barely being able to keep up with the demands of the grocery stores and gift shops on the island. So, in January, 2015, Steve and Heidi started working with a company just outside of Memphis, TN to produce the sauce here in the United States. Since that time, the original sauce has been retired but their product line has improved and expanded to several more flavorful and exciting Tropical sauces and rubs known as Spice Isle Sauces, LLC.
Steve and Heidi spend many weekends traveling to festivals and shows throughout the United States, promoting their product line and introducing folks to an authentic Taste of the Islands.