Brisket King 2018


2018 Winners!

1st Place

Cherry St Bar-B-Que from Toronto. He cooked out of Hometown bbq in Red Hook, Brooklyn. It was his 2nd year cooking at the event.

Lawrence La Pianta
Cherry St Bar-B-Que
275 Cherry St
Portlands Toronto

2nd Place from England

John Gower of quiet waters farm, with John Pattetson of the salt cured pig. They cooked out of Fletchers Brooklyn bbq.

3rd Place Josh Massin

Nobu wine and grill, Teaneck NJ. One of the kosher chefs.

2018 Brisket King Event Details

Brisket King of NYC returns for a seventh year to a new venue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

April 25th, 2018
6:00 – 9:30 PM
110 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Brisket King of NYC returns for a seventh year to a new venue in Williamsburg! Where else to crown the King of Brisket than in Kings County aka Brooklyn!!? We’ll have plenty of Brisket, beer, cider and spirits, plus the option for VIP tables. 20+ chefs will compete for the glory of being our Brisket King NYC 2018!

Last year, there were so many highlights, including all stars from Texas, like Aaron Franklin, John Tesar, and Texas Monthly’s Daniel Vaughn, all appearing as celebrity judges. Even with all the Texas influence, NYC Kosher chefs won for the 2nd year in a row.

Chefs competing for the crown, Brisket King NYC 2018!

Cherry Street BBQ, chef Lawrence La Pianta , from Toronto, Canada
Hill Country BBQ , chef Ash Fulk, NYC
Randall’s BBQ , jared male, newly opening in NYC
Chef John Gower of Quiet Waters Farm , from England, UK with John Patterson, The Salt Cured Pig
Chef Jesse Jones, with John Sauchelli of Jersey Barnfire Sauce
Dinosaur BBQ Brooklyn
Salt and Bone BBQ, queens
El Atoradero, chef Noah Arenstein
Judd’s Memphis – kosher
Kimchi Smoke, Robert Cho
Brooklyn Q, pitmaster Robert Fernandez
Ribs Within collaborating w/ Huntspoint BBQ Eatery and Meat Shop ,
Pitmaster Robbie Richter, original pitmaster for Hill Country BBQ and Fattycue, NYC
Smokehouse Tailgate Grill Mamaroneck aka Eric Johnson
Lex Taylor , winner of Esquire’s “The Next Great Burger” and a judge on Food Network’s “Beat Bobby Flay”
Main House BBQ – kosher
Papa Smokem, chef Mario
Kavon William Langley, Executive Chef Double Cut Restaurant at Kalahari Resort and Convention Center…
Sands Jerk Hut
The Barbie
Willie B’s

Spirits curated by Gregg Glaser, Modern Distillery Age magazine:

Astoria Distilling
Empire Spirits
Frederick Wildman & Sons
Hudson Whiskey
Market Street Spirits
NY Distilling

Craft beer and hard cider provided by Union Beer Distributors

Original Sin cider
Sixpoint brewery
Austin East Ciders
Bronx Brewery
Lagunitas brewery
Shmaltz Brewery(kosher)
Barrika Cider
Plenty of free Essentia water!
Additional snacks provided by Insomnia cookies and Krave Jerky
Prizes provided by BoWorkWear Anolon Cookware

$85 general admit tickets thru april 24th.. tickets will sell out. day of $100 cash only tickets MAY be available subject to availability, the only guarantee is to buy in advance this year.

Celebrity judges include:

Dana Cowin, former editor of Food and Wine magazine, cookbook author Peter Kaminsky, Bravo’s Top Chef contestant Grayson Schmitz, food writer and professional carnivore Nick Solares, the Texas Huntress Ashley Chiles, Author David Rosengarten, Gear Patrol’s Bryan Campbell, cookbook author Donna Gelb, Food Network’s Vivian Chan …

More to come…
Co-founder / executive producer Jimmy Carbone (Jimmy’s No. 43, Food Karma Projects) . Other co-hosts of the event include Brisket King NYC co-founder Jake Schiffman (The Food Network), Jonathan Deutsch (Drexel University), Annie Hauck-Lawson (Mompost), Mory Thomas (f/o Food Network), Cricket Azima (Kids Food Festival) .
Big shout and thank youto Brisket King NYC 2015, Billy Durney of Hometown bbq who has been such a HUGE supporter of the event the past 4 years. thank you billy and FINN!
The charity partners are Brooklyn Rescue Mission (Community Garden and Food Pantry) and Heritage Radio Network.
all sales are final, no refunds
participants subject to change

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