MACCABEE-BQ NAMED OVERALL GRAND CHAMPION

The Congregation B’nai Torah Brotherhood held the First-Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Competition on Oct. 14 in Sandy Springs. For delicious kosher ‘Cue, this was the place to be!

Event sponsors included the Atlanta Jewish Times, Sandy Springs Hospitality and Tourism and AuthenTEAK Outdoor Living, among others. A portion of the proceeds benefited local charities such as Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the Alef Fund and the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

After much deliberation by the judges, led by a two-person Kansas City Certified Judge team, the following winners were named:

GRAND CHAMPION

Overall: Maccabee-BQ

Runner-up: MOB, the Mavens of BBQ (Long Island, N.Y.)

Second runner-up: RIBinical Council of BBQ

BEST BRISKET

First: Nice Angus

Second: Jews With No Clue Smoking ‘Que

Third: HOD Megillah Grillahs

BEST RIBS

First: Maccabee-BQ

Second: Chai Que

Third: MOB, the Mavens of BBQ

BEST BEANS

First: Maccabee-BQ

Second: Chai on the Hog

Third: The Brisketeers

BEST TEAM NAME

First: 5 Cooks of Moses (Long Island, N.Y.)

Staff Report