Do it this weekend: Tampa culinary school BBQ cook-off competition

This Saturday, April 18th, some of the C.O.O.K.S. Club at the Art Institute of Tampa will be hosting a BBQ cook-off and competition. Culinary students will be competing to see whose barbecued protein of choice will reign supreme, after being judged by some "professionals" and the public.

The event will be from 11 a.m.- 3p.m. at the Art Institute of Tampa (1101 N. Himes Ave., Tampa; on the northeast corner of Himes Ave. and MLK, just north of Raymond James stadium). The judging will be held in the dining lab on the second floor ($1 for each entry sampled) and there will be a smoker chock full of burgers and dogs for sale outside on the back patio. Judging will end by 1:30 so get there before it runs out.

The money earned from the competition will go into the C.O.O.K.S.' Club fund, which they then use toward events for charities (i.e.: Habitat for Humanity) Come out to support these future chefs and culinarians and enjoy some barbecue, too!

For more information, contact Katie at: [email protected]

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