5th Annual Rib Burn Out

Hubert, Joe, Dave, Bob, Ian a.k.a. Pork-Kings

Before Saturday, we had never participated in a rib competition. Knowing this, we enlisted the help of a couple guys who know their BBQ. The Rogue Estate, like us, know good food and how to prepare it.

Lighting The Beast

After a couple weeks of extensive “research,” we had a recipe we were confident would impress at least a couple people. When it was all said and done, we fed close to 1,000 people and more than a couple were impressed.


More importantly, however, is each of those 1000 people paid $10 to taste the ribs of each competing team and nearly all of that money goes directly to charity. There’s no better feeling than feeding folks delicious food and doing it all for a good cause.

Bob prepping ribs for service

The Pork-Kings took home the Rookie Team of the Year trophy and came quite close to pulling an amazing upset and winning the overall judges’ award as well.

Even though it was a 14 hour day, we had a blast cooking and feeding as many people we could (our apologies to all those who missed out – we ran out quite early). Next year we’re gunning for the number one spot.

Luscious smoky pork

Thanks to Dino’s Lounge for putting on this great event. We’re already looking forward to next year!

View more photos from the day on our Flickr page.

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