The Kiwanis Club of Hilton Head Island announced today that the 14th Annual Rib Burnoff and Barbecue Fest will be held at Honey Horn, from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM, Saturday, May 15, 2010, rain or shine. In total, the Club expects full participation as usual from both restaurants and amateurs alike. The 2009 winners included: Smokehouse, One Hot Mamma’s and Montana’s in the professional category and Iron Pig, Motley Que, and Hog Heaven in the amateur category. In total, 19 cooks were entered in both categories but more are expected as the event will be covered in the May issue of Southern living Magazine.
Once again judges will be selected from community leaders to pick the Judge’s award winners and also ticket holders will vote for the popular vote winners.
In 2009, proceeds from this event benefited local charities throughout the year including:
The Children’s Center Boys and Girls Club Coastal Discovery Museum Young Life
Strive to Excel Kids Triathlon HH Swim Team Boy Scouts
JROTC of HH/Bluffton Sandbox PEP CAPA
Deep Well People to People Operation R&R VIM
Room at the Inn Marine Corps Scholarship Fund of Hilton Head
Beer, wine, soda, hot dogs and ice cream will also be available for purchase. There will be a limited number of corporate sponsorships available which will include 20 tickets to the event. In addition, advance tickets will be sold at several local businesses at a reduced price.
For more information contact Colin Carrigan at email@example.com or Paul Rasch at firstname.lastname@example.org. For participation as a cook contact Tom McHale at 671-5982. More details to follow in a few weeks.
We look forward to seeing you in May! For more information, see the Rib Burnoff Link on the left.