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Brisket King NYC 2019

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From our organizers:

Brisket King of NYC returns for its 8th year! 20 chefs and all inclusive craft beer, hard cider, and spirits. Kosher bbq meets Texas. We got the widest range of top brisket chefs, right here, in NYC!

Early General admit tickets $75 each plus fees on sale now until March 15 only. The price will go up to $85 plus fees for General tickets, starting after March 15. Special VIP tables with 5pm VIP access available.


Website: www.brisketking.com

press, sponsorship contact foodkarma@gmail.com

Hosted By:

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).

This Year’s Featured Chefs:

Sruli Eidelman, Izzy’s Taqueria and Izzy’s Brooklyn Smokehouse
This Brooklyn based kosher chef and 2017 Brisket King™ champion is back to compete with a new restaurant, Izzy’s Taqueria.

John Gower, Quiet Waters Farm
This UK leader of the wood smoke cooking movement took 2nd place at Brisket King™ 2018 with the help of his NYC team from Fletcher’s Brooklyn BBQ. Could he be back for the win?

John Stage and Leland Avellino, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
Founded in Syracuse, this establishment’s original owner, John is back! He’ll be making Brisket Tostada.

Matt Abdoo, Pig Beach
The BBQ at this Gowanus, Brooklyn restaurant won 1st place at Memphis in May 2016.
*Pig Beach will also be hosting the Jeff Michner BBQ Benefit on April 13 to benefit this team’s former pitmaster.

Ash Fulk, Hill Country Barbecue Market
Hill Country BBQ is the NYC industry standard for Texas Style BBQ Brisket. Happy to have them back for another year!

Angelo Viterale, Ornella Trattoria Italiana
Expect an Italian style brisket Angelo calls Brisket in Salmi.

Corey Cash, Cash Only BBQ
All the buzz in Williamsburg, Brooklyn!

Cenobio Canalizo and Eric Springer, Morgan’s Brooklyn Barbeque
This team will be serving pastrami, burn end, and fried pickle.

Jared Male and Jake Klein, Randall’s Barbecue
An all star team representing the Lower East Side.

Judd and Bosh, Judd’s Memphis Kitchen
Coming to show off their kosher Koji Aged Brisket Bresaola.

Jesse Jones, “POW! My Life in 40 Feasts”
This celebrity chef and author will be bringing his New Orleans influence to the competition.

Mauro Cheifaro, Juicy Lucy BBQ
The former pitmaster at Franklin BBQ in Austin is gearing up for the opening of Juicy Lucy BBQ in Staten Island.

Rob Cho, Kimchi Smoke
This chef will be bringing the heat with Texas-Korean BBQ fusion.

Hudson Smokehouse
New BBQ restaurant in the Bronx.

Bronx Bombers BBQ, Frankie’s Tavern
This Bronx based restaurant team won’t disappoint.

Smokehouse Tailgate Grill
Bringing great BBQ to Westchester.

Darlene Lawrence, Sands Jerk Hut
Serving Caribbean cuisine in Brooklyn that brings paradise to every bite.

Nicole Lavay, Darling Nikki’s BBQ
This queen of BBQ is coming to compete from Philadelphia.

Gentle Giant Brewing & Barbecue
Joining from Rockland County, this team was trained by the Kansas City Baron of BBQ, Paul Kirk – and we’ll be sampling their beer as well.

Celebrity Judges:

Nick Solares, Meat Writer

Gennaro Pechia, Sirius XM Radio

Ashley Chiles, The Texas Huntress

Adam Poch, Mr. Bacon

Miss Vivian, Food Network

Jaymee Sire, Food Network Contributor and Judge for 2016 Burger Bash

Bretton Scott and Zahra Tangorra, Heritage Radio Network

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*


April 10
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$75 – $1000
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