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“Festival of Smoke”

We’re kicking off National BBQ Month with our

First Annual
“Festival of Smoke”

Saturday – May 1st, 2010
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

A full-day festival of superlative smoking & glorious grilling education (hey, that’s our job right?) for the Backyard BBQ’r to the Competition BBQ Hound.

The Culinary Center of Kansas City’s

Midwest BBQ Institute

Offering serious educational curriculum dedicated to the art and science of grilling and smoking.

Festival Highlights:

“CCKC PIG-OFF” – A culinary “throw-down” where our own Culinary Center Chefs show off their butts (pork butts that is!) and you get to vote for the best butt.

FREE Culinary Demonstrations throughout the day (with drawings for free MBQI classes)

Tastings of Butts and Other BBQ Delicacies
Live Music
Chef-Prepared BBQ Dishes Available for Purchase
“Make Your Own Rub” Interactive Station
Kansas City BBQ Society Info Booth
“The Smokin’ Schoolhouse Bar” featuring BBQ-appropriate beverages
Healthy Debate (Wood, charcoal, pellet or propane? Rub vs. sauce?)

“Ask-a-Chef” Station
Drawings & Give-Aways of Valuable (and not-so-valuable)

“Share Our Strength’s” Great American Bake Sale with proceeds to help end childhood hunger (featuring baked goods from the staff and students of The CCKC)


Bring the family and come play with us today.

We promise you’ll learn something new!

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