• Beer, Wine and Spirits Garden
  • Beer, Wine and Spirits Garden
  • Beer, Wine and Spirits Garden
  • Beer, Wine and Spirits Garden
  • Beer, Wine and Spirits Garden
  • Beer, Wine and Spirits Garden

BBQ Bash presented by:

Hill Country BBQ


Grab a napkin for an afternoon of indulgence at MetroCooking DC’s Annual BBQ Bash! At the event, attendees can dig into flavorful plates of beef brisket, BBQ chicken, BBQ pork and ribs, all prepared by some of the best BBQ restaurants from across the Washington, DC area. Mix and mingle with local pit masters and smokin' specialists over a variety of different stations while enjoying unlimited samples of their delicious BBQ creations. Filled with feasting and fun, the BBQ Bash is heating up to be the biggest and best yet!


Marjorie Meek-BradleyTop Chef star Marjorie Meek-Bradley is one of the most influential woman chefs in DC! Our official BBQ Bash Host and Judge is the Chef and Partner of new Shaw hotspot Smoked & Stacked, where she specializes in house cured and smoked pastrami. Join us at her live cooking demo and learn her secret tips and tricks of all things barbecue!


Ash FulkJoining us from New York City, Chef Ash Fulk is making his MetroCooking DC debut! We are thrilled to have Hill Country’s Culinary Director join us at our 3rd annual BBQ Bash throw down! You don’t want to miss his live cooking demo where he will be revealing everything that goes into Hill Country’s mouthwatering meats.


Experience the thrill of competition BBQ at its best at MetroCooking DC’s BBQ Bash. Participating BBQ establishments will compete for best BBQ voted on by attendees during the event. Trophies will be awarded for:

  • All-Around BBQ Champion
  • Best BBQ Chicken
  • Best BBQ Pork
  • Best Brisket
  • Best Ribs
  • Best BBQ Sauce/Rub

Ticket Details + Hours

Ticket includes entry to the BBQ Bash pavilion as well as complimentary General Admission valid for Saturday, December 9th only. The BBQ Bash Pavilion is open from 12 – 4 pm. Wristbands will be provided to allow you to enter and exit as you please.

2017 BBQ Bash Participants

Hill Country BBQ BBQ Bus Smokehouse Bentwood Smokers Bone Doctors' Barbeque Sauce
Brother Jimmy's BBQ BS Grillin' Company Caulfield Provision Company Honest Tea
The General's Hot Sauce Jadean's Smokin' Six O Lefty's Lincoln's Bar-B-Que
Old Blue BBQ Ole Man's Myron Mixons Pitmaster Barbeque
Mookie's BBQ Reata BBQ Smoke Stack's House of BBQ Two Fish Five Loaves
White Swan Bar-B-Q Chicken      


Establishment + Participation Information

For participation or sponsorship information, click here.

To reserve your space in the 2018 BBQ Bash, click here.

Questions? Email: caroline.zimmerman@ejkrause.com

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