Sunday starting at 1pm
The event that started it all! Come watch as local backyard chefs compete to take home the coveted Grand Champion Belt in our completely revamped competition. They’ll cook up their favorite mouth-watering recipes in the categories of Lamb, Chicken, Beef/Venison, Pork, and Vegetarian.
Featuring a custom logo by Johnny Hart, the creator of B.C. and Wizard of Id comics.
Aprons and t-shirts with the logo will be available during the event!
Think you have a great recipe? Enter to be one of our chefs and maybe you can take home the belt!
Founders Award of $100 for the best decorated cooking station sponsored by SpiedieFest co-founders Rob Salamida and Paul VanSavage.
Overall Grand Champion will receive the Backyard Chef Grand Champion Belt and a Blackstone Grill (valued at $500) sponsored by Maines Food & Party Warehouse.
1st Place in each category will receive $100 gift certificate to Maines Food & Party Warehouse along with a $40 voucher good for a continuing education class through SUNY Broome Community College.
2nd Place in each category will receive a $50 gift certificate to Maines Food & Party Warehouse.
3rd Place in each category will receive a $25 gift certificate to Maines Food & Party Warehouse.
Sponsored by the Akel, Newman, and Lupo families.