KC Star Gastroclub Pork N Boots Smoke Out Sponsors
A VIP NIGHT BENEFITING BE HEAD STRONG…A DELICIOUSLY SMOKY END TO YOUR SUMMER AT THE KANSAS SPEEDWAY, LABOR DAY WEEKEND!
Pork 'N Boots Smoke Out is celebrating its 7th year anniversary at the American Royal World Series of Barbecue. We're teaming up with The Star's food editor and restaurant critic, Jill Silva, host of GastroClub, to create the ultimate barbecue experience
Enjoy 'cue, brew, live music and much, much more prepared by 10 top local chefs to raise money to help individuals and families affected by brain tumors.
Charles d”Ablaing - Former Executive chef of 901 West in the Hotel Fontaine
Michael Foust - Chef/owner of The Farmhouse
Shaun Brady- Chef/owner Brady’s Public House
Jason Wiggin - Executive chef for Cerner World Headquarters
Joe West - Executive chef of Stockhill
Bryant Wigger- Executive chef of Tavernonna in the Hotel Phillips
Vaughn Good - Chef/owner of Hank Charcuterie in Lawrence
Katee Mclean- Chef/owner of Krokstrom Klubb & Market,
Amanda Schroeder- Former assistant pastry chef of The American
Tristan Wagner- Pastry of for 901 West
Hosts Misty and Joe Fridkin are eager to raise money once again for their favorite charity, Be Head Strong. This will be our 7th year putting on Pork N Boots a chef-driven BBQ event. We are thrilled to be teaming up with GastroClub, The Star's dining club and its host, Jill Silva! Your ticket donation will go to Be Head Strong a local, 100% volunteer non-profit that supports and assists patients and their families afflicted by brain tumors. Be Head Strong works with local doctors and hospitals to provide public awareness, education and services to aid organizations working to cure brain tumors. To learn more about Be Head Strong go to www.beheadstrong.org
Join us for the ultimate barbecue experience and the best party at the American Royal!
VIP attendees will enjoy early access to the party! You’re evening starts atwith local spirit and mead tastings in the VIP Cocktail Garden, followed by barbecue creations by our roster of star chefs. The Star's Jill Silva will guide you through the chefs tasting. Each dish will be paired with hand-crafted cocktails, spirits, mead and aquavit pairings. Then stick around for the Smoke Out featuring award winning BBQ from our very own American Royal BBQ team. dance the night away to DJ Chace, who will be spinning hits all night.