Winning Wednesday: Win VIP Tickets to the Denver BBQ Festival
posted by: Guest Blogger
The inaugural Denver Barbecue (BBQ) Festival will take place Father’s Day weekend (June 15-17) at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Denver BBQ Festival brings together legendary pitmasters from Denver and around the nation to serve award-winning BBQ, with live music, cold beer and drinks, and BBQ tutorials and demonstrations from the nation’s most iconic BBQ wizards.
Admission is free on Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 11:00 A.M., and attendees will be able to listen to great music and purchase world-class BBQ from some of the most iconic pitmasters and restaurants across the country. Ticketed all-you-can-eat Pit Passes in addition to a special Friday Preview Party will be available for purchase by visiting www.denverbbqfest.com. Proceeds from the event will go to support the Food Bank of the Rockies.
The Denver BBQ Festival is also offering Masterclasses on Saturday and Sunday, taught by Richard Fergola and Jeremy Williams of Kansas City’s Fergolicious BBQ, winners of nine grand championships and four reserve grand championships. Masterclasses will teach the most guarded secrets of pitmaster pros, and Richard and Jeremy, coaches and teachers by trade, will share the skills that bring home the trophies and get them on shows like Chopped and BBQ Pitmasters.
The Masterclass schedule for Saturday and Sunday is:
Saturday, June 16
11:30 am – 1:00 pm: Tomahawk Steaks
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Prime Rib
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Pork Shoulder
Sunday, June 17
11:30 am – 1:00 pm: Pork Spare Ribs
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Beef Short Ribs
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Brisket – Concentration on Burnt Ends
BBQ aficionados of all types can gain insights into making world-championship-winning ‘que, from whole hog to ribs so good that they’ll call dibs. When you’re done learning real-life tips from these real-life champs, you’ll be ready to write a thesis on BBQ.