This Fall 2014 Chicago will host
40+ BBQ Pit Masters in a REAL BBQ Competition! Teams from across the USA - from back-yard BBQ Kings to Memphis In May Winners - will fire up their smokers in a No Gas, No Electricity competition for the title of
Every guest can watch, learn and swap BBQ stories with the Pit Masters as they prepare their meats.
LETS EAT & DRINK!
Attendees are STUFFED FULL OF BBQ GOODNESS - sampling and judging BBQ from another set of local and national BBQ restaurants, who are solely competing for the People's LOVE.
All you can eat BBQ, washed down with some of Chicago's best Craft Beer (also included).
Set to the beautiful backdrop of Chicago's Lakeshore and city scape at historical Soldier Field, this competition promises to give everyone who comes out an authentic experience of craft BBQ & Beer done right, right here in the Windy City!
Okay, okay...what's BBQ & Beer without a Pig Butchering? Watch as Rob Levitt from Butcher and Larder does a pig butchering demo and oh yeah, we added in some soul grooving live Blues music just to set the mood!
Here's a snap-shot of how the day will look:
Noon-3pm – VIP and General Admission, all-you-can-eat BBQ tastings, live Blues Music, craft beer and spirits tastings, meet & greet with the 40 competing BBQ teams as they cook.
3pm – Announcements and BBQ 101 Cooking Class winner announcements
3:30pm – Cooking Demo - Rob Levitt of Butcher and Larder
4:00pm – Demo - Matt Jost of Weber Grills Restaurants AND winner announcements of the Weber Grill
4:30pm – Live Blues music and specialty tastings
6:00pm – Windy City BBQ Classic Winner Announcements
7pm – Event Closed
PROCEEDS BENEFIT OPERATION BBQ RELIEF!