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Brisket King NYC 2018

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brooklyn location 110 kent ave , williamsburg

110 kent ave

brooklyn, NY 11211

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Brisket King of NYC returns for a seventh year to a new venue in Williamsburg! Where else to crown the King of Brisket than in Kings County aka Brooklyn!!? We'll have plenty of Brisket, beer, cider and spirits, plus the option for VIP tables. 20+ chefs will compete for the glory of being our Brisket King NYC 2018!

Limited number of VIP tables for sale. they seat 6, and are the only seating at the event.

Last year, there were so many highlights, including all stars from Texas, like Aaron Franklin, John Tesar, and Texas Monthly's Daniel Vaughn, all appearing as celebrity judges. Even with all the Texas influence, NYC Kosher chefs won for the 2nd year in a row.

Brisket King NYC 2017 winner, Izzy's Smokehouse, brought in a secret kosher weapon, "BBQ Rabbi" Mendel Siegel, Kansas City competitive chamption....our reigning 2017 Brisket King of NYC is rumored to be competing again in 2018 with a different kosher restaurant......

Announcing the first look at the best chefs competing for the crown, Brisket King NYC 2018!

Cherry Street BBQ, chef Lwrence La Pianta , from Toronto, Canada

Hill Country BBQ , chef Ash Fulk, nyc

Randall’s BBQ , jared male, newly opening in nyc

Chef John Gower of Quiet Waters Farm , from england, UK

Chef Jesse Jones,with John Sauchelli of Jersey Barnfire Sauce

Dinosaur BBQ Brooklyn

Salt and Bone BBq, queens

Butcher Bar, queens

El Atoradero, chef Noah Arenstein

Judd's Memphis – kosher

Kimchi Smoke ,Robert Cho

Brooklyn Q, pitmaster Robert Fernandez

Ribs Within collaborating w/ Huntspoint BBQ Eatery and Meat Shop ,

Pitmaster Robbie Richter, original pitmaster for hill country bbq and fattycue, nyc

Mr Bobo competitive bbq aka eric johnson

Catskill food company

Lex Taylor , tv chef

Main House BBQ – kosher

Papa Smokem, chef mario

Kavon William Langley, Exectuive Chef Double Cut Restaurant at Kalahari Resort and Convention Center...

Handsome Devil BBQ

Sands Jerk Hut

The Barbie

Willie B’s

Spirits curated by Gregg Glaser, Modern Distillery Age magazine:

Astoria Distilling

Empire Spirits

Frederick Wildman & Sons

Hudson Whiskey

Market Street Spirits

Craft beer and hard cider

Original Sin cider

Shmaltz Brewery(kosher)

Sixpoint brewery

Austin East Ciders

Bronx Brewery

Lagunitas brewery

Crafted Exports craft beer table

and plenty of free Essentia water!

General admit tickets will be available for $75 thru april 15th, then $85 general admit tickets thru april 24th.. tickets will sell out. day of $100 cash only tickets MAY be available subject to availability, the only guarantee is to buy in advance this year. A limited # of VIP tables with 6 seats, are available in advance only. (early bird tickets have ended as of march 15)

Celebrity judges include: Dana Cowin, former editor of Food and Wine magazine, cookbook author Peter Kaminsky, top chef Grayson Schmitz ........

general website www.brisketking.com

Here's a great press link about our 2016 and 2017 Brisket King NYC winners, Ari White and Sruli Edelman. the kosher bbq winners so impressed our celebrity texas bbq expert judges, that they went to austin texas and cooked at franklin barbecue. great article by Daniel Vaughn,


press, sponsorship contact foodkarma@gmail.com

Cheers to last year's 2017 participants!

  • Hill County BBQ’s Chef Ash Fulk
  • Dinosaur BBQ
  • Izzy’s BBQ Addiction (2016 Brisket King runner-up)
  • Catskill Food Company with Jonah Shaw (using beef sourced from Slope Farm)
  • Mighty Quinn's Barbeque
  • Ornella Trattoria
  • Blue Smoke
  • El Atoradero
  • Hudson & Charles - Jay Fox
  • M. Wells Steakhouse
  • Tchoup Shop's Simon Glenn
  • Randall's BBQ
  • Kimchi Smoke Barbecue (Chef Robert Cho)
  • LOOK by Plant Love House
  • Pitmaster Robbie Richter
  • Morgan’s BBQ
  • Butcher Bar
  • Jimmy's No. 43 with East Village Meat Market
  • Chef Jesse Jones
  • Willie B’s
  • More to come...

Co-founder / executive producer Jimmy Carbone (Jimmy’s No. 43, Food Karma Projects) . Other co-hosts of the event include Brisket King NYC co-founder Jake Schiffman (The Food Network), Jonathan Deutsch (Drexel University), Annie Hauck-Lawson (Mompost), Mory Thomas (f/o Food Network), Cricket Azima (Kids Food Festival) .

Big shout and thank youto Brisket King NYC 2015, Billy Durney of Hometown bbq who has been such a HUGE supporter of the event the past 4 years. thank you billy and FINN!

The charity partners are Brooklyn Rescue Mission (Community Garden and Food Pantry) and Heritage Radio Network.

all sales are final, no refunds

participants subject to change

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