South Shore Chamber of Commerce and EAT South Shore to host Oct. 3rd “Hogtoberfest 2: Battle of the BBQ”; seven chefs to vie for “best pit master” title
Final details are now in the works for Thursday, October 3rd when the South Shore Chamber of Commerce (www.southshorechamber.org) and EAT South Shore (www.eatsouthshore.com) will host “Hogtoberfest 2: Battle of the BBQ” at the South Shore Country Club, 274 South Street in Hingham.
The second annual outdoor event, slated from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. will feature local chefs BBQing in friendly competition, battling it out to be named the best pit master. The competitors will roast whole pigs or proteins of their choice in their own unique styles in a quest for the Blue Ribbon. Local restaurants will provide side dishes and regional craft breweries will also be on hand, offering samples of their wares.
The event is open to the public, ages 21+. All attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite BBQ.
Participating chefs include those from Alma Nove, The Greenside Grille, Lucca South Shore, Players Sports Bar, The Quarry, Sarcastic Swine BBQ & Catering and Trident Galley & Raw Bar. Beverages will be provided by Stellwagen Beer Co., Shakesbeer Beverages, Downeast Cider, Ohza Mimosas and Second Wind Brewing Co. Side dishes will be courtesy of 110 Grill Braintree, Clandestine Kitchen, Lucca South Shore, Jac’s Café and Wahlburgers.
Advance Individual tickets at $50 per person and group tickets for parties of six at $250 are now available; ticket price includes samplings of BBQ, side dishes and beverages. Please visit www.southshorechamber.org for purchase information. Tickets will be available at the door the evening of the event for $60 per person (cash only).
Event shirts will be available for $20 and a portion of the proceeds will go toward an EAT South Shore scholarship for a local culinary arts student. A goal of 200 shirts sold will guarantee a $1,000 scholarship.
Get your tickets now for what promises to be one of the best – and best tasting – evenings of the season. When chefs do battle, we all win!
AW Perry and ROVA (a rush delivery platform) are the Blue Ribbon sponsors of Hogtoberfest 2; Red Ribbon sponsors include Datalyst, NVNA and Hospice, Ruberto, Israel & Weiner and UPPAbaby. White Ribbon Sponsors: Acella Construction, First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union, Marr Crane & Rigging Co., Partners Technology, Phifer Pinkham, LLC, Schofield Properties, LLC, South Shore Therapies, Inc., Valvoline Instant Oil Change.