The Kiwanis Club of Hilton Head Island announced today that the 16th Annual Rib Burnoff and Barbecue Fest will be held at The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM, Saturday, May 19, 2012, rain or shine. In total, the Club expects full participation as usual from both restaurants and amateurs alike. The 2011 winners include: Smokehouse, One Hot Mama’s, Montana’s, Frankie Bones, Choo Choo BBQ Express, and Bombora’s Chill Grill in the professional category. Motley Que, Hog Heaven, Hilton Head Firefighters and the Southern Comfort Cooking Team were winners in the amateur category. In total, 21 cooks were entered in both categories. Professional certified judges will direct the blind judging to pick the Judge’s award winners and also ticket holders will vote for the popular vote winners.
Music will be provided by The Portajohns and a free children’s play area will also be available.
In 2011, proceeds from this event benefited local charities throughout the year including:
|The Children’s Center||Boys and Girls Club||Coastal Discovery Museum|
|Week of Champions||Kids Triathlon||Hilton Head Swim Team|
|Boy Scouts||JROTC of HH/Bluffton||The Sandbox|
|People to People||Operation R&R||VIM|
|Room at the Inn||Hilton Head Swim Team|
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 Bob Giroux at firstname.lastname@example.org, Nat Green at email@example.com, or to register as a cook contact Tom McHale at GvTjmchale@aol.com More details to follow in a few weeks.
Net Proceeds Go To Children’s Charities