• 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

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!


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

Bone Doctors' Barbeque Sauce Lincoln's Bar-B-Que Old Blue BBQ Myron Mixons Pitmaster Barbeque
Mookie's BBQ Old Glory Bar-B-Que White Swan Bar-B-Q Chicken  


2016 BBQ Bash Participants

Oklahoma Joe's Barbecue Logo Bayou Bakery Logo Hog-it-Up Logo Dizzy Pig Logo
Pepper Palace Logo Smoke & Barrel Logo CarterQue BBQ & Grilling Co. Logo Hill Country Barbecue Logo
Lefty's Logo BS Grillin' Company Logo Smoke Stack's House of BBQ Logo Hank Sauce Logo
Jammin Island Logo Relish This Logo Randy's Ribs & Barbecue Logo Old Glory Bar-B-Que Logo
Old Blue BBQ Logo The BBQ Joint Logo True Made Foods Logo Chuck's Wagon Logo

Establishment + Participation Information

For participation or sponsorship information, click here.

To reserve your space in the 2017 BBQ Bash, click here.

Questions? Email: caroline.zimmerman@ejkrause.com

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