Brisket King NYC 2023

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Brisket King NYC 2023

Brisket King NYC returns for its 12th year!

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Pig Beach BBQ Queens 35-37 36th Street Ground Floor, Outdoor Queens, NY 11106

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  • 4 hours
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We are excited to celebrate the 12th edition of Brisket King(R) NYC outdoors at Pig Beach BBQ Queens , in Astoria NYC, on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at 6:00 PM (5pm VIP and guests)..

We"re in the new, bigger location of our friends at Pig Beach BBQ.

The all-inclusive event will feature 20 chefs and pitmasters cooking up the juiciest brisket you can find plus craft beer, hard cider wine, and spirits. This will be an outdoor event, rain or shine. Expect the variety of chefs and dishes you’ve come to love at past Brisket King(R) events – now outdoors in Astoria NYC!

After the awards are presented, stay for the informal afterparty and enjoy the food and drink at Pig Beach (not included in admission price).

We are thankful for our community 501c3 partner, Friends of Firefighters, and our venue host Pig Beach. A portion of the net proceeds will be donated to the Jeff Michner Foundation. Please buy your tickets early to support Food Karma Projects and make future events possible.


Brisket King(R) NYC - For more than a decade, this annual brisket tasting event and competition has been a highlight for any BBQ lover! Its been recommneded by Eater NY, , Gothamist, NY Post and other major media.

Now it kicks off Food Karma NYC's annual Triple Crown of NYC BBQ events!

Food Karma Projects brings together local and regional chefs,pitmasters, distillers, brewers and other artisan makers for year round tasting events. Fan favorties like Brisket King (R), Rib King NYC, and Pig Island NYC - the Triple Crown of NYC BBQ - are delicious staples of the NYC barbecue scene.

Tickets now on sale

VIP Tickets ($85 + fee) include an all-inclusive ticket with 5:00 PM early admission to have a one hour head start to taste the brisket and mingle with the chefs before general admission guests arrive plus an exclusive Brisket King t-shirt.

VIP Tables ($750) include 10 all-inclusive tickets, designated seating, early access at 5:00 PM to chat with pitmasters and get the first bites of brisket and Brisket King t-shirts.

Early Bird Tickets ($55 + fee) include an all-inclusive food and drink ticket at a discounted price for 6:00 PM general admission, discounted price only available through March 30th.

General Admission ($65 + fee) includes an all-inclusive food and drink ticket with 6:00 PM admission.(April 1 - night of the event April 26.)

VIP Holiday Bundle ($160 + fee) includes two VIP tickets with 5:00 PM admission and 2 Brisket King(R) t-shirts. This offer is only available through January 31, 2023.

No Refunds.

Rain or Shine.

21 and over.