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 5th 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 8 top local chefs to raise money to help individuals and families affected by brain tumors.
Charles d”Ablaing — Executive chef of 901 West in the Hotel Fontaine
Michael Foust — Chef/owner of The Farmhouse
Shaun Brady- Executivev chef of the Ambassador & Brady’s Public House
Jason Wiggin — Executive chef for Cerner
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,
Hosts Misty and Joe Fridkin are eager to raise money once again for their favorite charity, Be Head Strong. This will be our 5th 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 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 at 6 p.m. with local craft beer tastings in the VIP Beer 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, local brews and wine pairings. Then stick around for the Smoke Out featuring award winning BBQ from our very own American Royal BBQ team. Finally, dance the night away to live music and DJ Chace, who will be spinning hit’s all night.
Limited tickets available.
VIP GASTROCLUB PORK N BOOTS 6-8 PM
SMOKE OUT PARTY 8 PM-1 AM
*Ticket includes entrance into the gates of the American Royal BBQ for Friday, gates open at 12 PM, Pork N Boots entrance will begin at 6 PM.
American Royal gate Entry on Friday • Ticket Valid for a single entry — no re-entry allowed • Ticket admission includes admission into the grounds,entertainment on the main stage.
SMOKE OUT PARTY 8PM-1AM
Can’t make it to the VIP event…then join us at the Smoke Out as the party continues featuring award winning barbecue prepared by our very own competition bbq team and sip on local hootch and hops. Then dance the night away to DJ Chace as he spins all your favorites. * Entrance into the Smoke Out will begin at 8 PM only.
* Ticket does not include entrance into the gates of the American Royal BBQ! purchase separate at
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