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2nd Annual Aspen BBQ Cook-Off

September 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-6

Join us for a BBQ competition and community fundraiser featuring talented chefs from Aspen’s top restaurants and live music from the Poser Band. Each chef will showcase their best BBQ and let you be the judge. Admission includes food, drinks and dancing. All proceeds benefit LIFT-UP, Stepping Stones, Feed My Sheep & the Aspen Homeless Shelter.

Competing Chefs:
Chef Keith Theodore – The Little Nell – Wagyu Brisket
Chefs Jim Butchart & Andrew Helsey – Aspen Snowmass (reigning champions) – Yardbird
Chef Chris Randall – The Limelight Hotels – Brisket
Chef Will Nolan – Eight K Restaurant – Cajun Duck
Chef Chris Lanter – Home Team BBQ – Aspen – Fried St. Louis Ribs
Chef Anthony Harroun – Ajax Tavern – Wagyu Brisket
Chef Ryan Vinviguerra – Slow Groovin’ BBQ – Glazed Spare Ribs
Chef Jase Havron – Sundeck on Aspen Mountain – Short Ribs
Chef Rob Itner – Rustique Bistro – Hawaiian BBQ Short Ribs
Chef Jeff Casagrande – BB’s – Pork Belly
Chef Emil David – Aspen Kitchen – Lamb Ribs


September 10, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Ajax Tavern
685 E Durant Ave
Aspen, CO 81611 United States


The Little Nell