Saturday, August 08, 2009

Today: Jose Garces To Judge At The Stephen Starr-Garry Maddox Barbecue Challenge

stephen starr garry maddox barbecue challengeJose Garces will be on hand to judge.

Starr restaurants will be preparing 1 ton of ribs for the event, or 500 lbs of ribs by each of the four Starr restaurants (denoted by asterisks below).

Stephen Starr wants to double last year's bounty and raise $120,000 for the Youth Golf & Academics Program, an after-school program dedicated to educating and helping at-risk youth.

Participating restaurants:

- Baby Blues BBQ
- Barclay Prime *
- The Big Easy Saloon
- Bomb Bomb BBQ Grill
- Buddakan *
- Bull's BBQ
- Capt'n Dick's BBQ
- CISP Grill Masters
- Carolina Blue
- El Vez *
- Great American Pub
- Jones *
- Manayunk Brewery & Restaurant
- McFaddens
- Riverton Country Club
- Rubb
- And Garry Maddox in conjunction with Hatfield Quality Meats.

$10 gets you three food tickets.

Festivities begin at 4 pm.

Fun fact: Garry Maddox has never won his own challenge. There may even be an unwritten role keeping him from ever winning it.

Ready, set, grill! - Stephen Starr joins Garry Maddox’s annual barbecue challenge [ Philadelphia Daily News ]

Update: Chef Matthew Levin May Be Joining The Starr-Maddox Barbecue Challenge At CBP
Next Weekend: Stephen Starr Makes His First Move On Citizens Bank Park

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