July 3 and 4th, 2012 is the Hilo Bay BBQ Cook-Off. This is the second annual Hawaii State BBQ Championship sanctioned by the International Barbeque Cookers Association. The competition will be held at the Commuter Parking Lot on Hilo’s historic Kamehameha Avenue.
July 3rd Tuesday: Chili and Poke
July 4th Wednesday: Chicken, Pork Spare Ribs, Pork, Brisket
Cafe Pesto aka “Team Pesto” will be entering the competition again this year and serving up pulled pork sandwiches and watermelon lemonade for sale at their booth. Last year, Team Pesto was crowned Grand Champions of the Hilo Bay BBQ 2011 and had the highest total score of all the teams!
For more information about the cook-off visit the Hilo Bay BBQ.