BBQ Fest Saturday Session
  • BBQ Fest Saturday Session

  • at 

    ilani Parking Garage, 1st Floor

  • Saturday, June 25th 2022
  •   12:00pm

BBQ Fest Saturday Session

Ages 21+: $45
Under 21: $10
Under 5: Free

Join us on the ilani rooftop as we celebrate all things barbecue at the ilani BBQ Fest. The event will be headlined by world-class celebrity chefs including Good Eats star and Iron Chef host, Alton Brown, Restaurant: Impossible host, Robert Irvine, five-time James Beard Award Winner and Restaurateur of the Year, Todd English, and BBQ expert and judge on Netflix’s hit show, American BBQ Showdown, Kevin Bludso. Join Brown, Irvine, English and Bludso, and all the chefs on the celebrity stage for mouth-watering cooking demonstrations. Enjoy smoky favorites with drink samplings as some of the nation’s top pitmasters show off their chops in one epic, sauce-filled weekend.

All ticket purchasers over 21 years of age will receive 24 drink samples, $10 in food tokens and $10 in Promo Play.


Come watch some of the nation’s top pitmasters fire up their grills, get smokin’ and serve up their best BBQ to compete for a chance at the title “Best BBQ in the PNW” at the inaugural ilani BBQ Festival Competition. Chef Rick Browne and Chef Lynnae Oxley head up the competition judging and sharing some of their ‘Que secrets with their own live demos.


Guest Judges

Lynnae Oxley headshot

Chef Lynnae Oxley

Rick Browne headshot

Chef Rick Browne