Backyard Barbeque Cook-Off
Fire Up The Coals - Meat & Music
Grill up your best BBQ Ribs and/or Best Dish
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Crescent Blvd/Glenwood Ave parking lot
Downtown Glen Ellyn
If you're a fan of meat and music, you'll love the Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ Cook-Off! On Saturday, August 29, this event welcomed BBQ chefs who put their grilling skills to the test, as more than 60 teams participated in the largest amateur competition in the state of Illinois. All proceeds from the event benefited the homeless families served by Bridge Communities.
Information and recaps of the 2015 event are now available on www.glenellynbackyardbbq.org. For details on the 2016 event, please contact BBQ Competition Organizer Bob Solak at firstname.lastname@example.org
Competitors Need to Bring:
- Uncooked and Unseasoned Pork Ribs (spares or baby backs)
- Uncooked and Unseasoned Ingredients for Best Dish
- Cooking equipment and supplies
- Food and Favorite Beverage for You and Your Team
- Canopy Tent (no larger than 10'x10') and decorations to participate in Spirit Award competition
All dishes must be cooked on-site. Contestants must provide all their own equipment. Charcoal and gas grills/smokers are welcome. You may not use electric grill or smoker or open pit. Ribs and ingredients for Best Dish must be raw and unseasoned. Each category must be able to accomodate 3 judges. Garnish for Ribs is optional and is limited to green leaf lettuce and green parsley.
Contact us with questions regarding the competition or sponsorship opportunities
According to the DuPage Homeless Continuum of Care, more than 71,000 DuPage County residents are living in poverty and just one paycheck away from homelessness. More than 24,000 of them are children.