Cooks Sought for BBQ Cook-Off

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Cooks Sought for BBQ Cook-Off

H-E-B market managers Alvaro Martinez and Isidro Maldonado of the H-E-B BBQ Cooking Team. (photo McAllen Chamber of Commerce)
H-E-B market managers Alvaro Martinez and Isidro Maldonado of the H-E-B BBQ Cooking Team. (photo McAllen Chamber)

35 teams part of “Sizzling in the Tropics”

H-E-B and the McAllen Chamber of Commerce are looking for cooking teams to be part of the seventh annual “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off. Taking place April 21, the event includes 35 cooking teams competing in barbecuing the ribs, brisket, pulled pork, chicken, beans, and pan de campo for everyone to enjoy.

Teams will also compete in Showmanship and a People’s Choice Award, plus the Grand Champion Team will receive a $500 cash prize. The event takes place from noon to 5 p.m. at McAllen Chamber of Commerce, 1200 Ash Ave.

Tickets to attend cost $20 per person. This includes a wristband to sample from all 35 teams, beverages. live music and a car show. Children ages 10 and under eat free.

Teams interested in competing or for more information, contact Gerry Garcia at the Chamber at 956-682-2871.

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