The Yaks Melbourne Barbecue Festival 2016
Saturday 6 February 2016
Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne
After the huge success of its inaugural year, The Yaks Melbourne Barbecue Festival is back and will be held at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday 6 February 2016.
The best performing Australian team at The Yaks Melbourne Barbecue Festival cook-off will be invited to represent Australia at internationally renowned barbecue contests in the United States, including the American Royal World Series of Barbecue Invitational, and be in the draw for the prestigious KCBS-run Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue.
The festival will also feature:
- barbecue food stalls including some of Melbourne’s finest pitmasters and culinary talent;
- barbecue cooking demonstrations by local and international barbecue experts;
- equipment exhibitors showcasing the latest local and imported barbecue products on the market; and
- live entertainment and DJs.
In 2016, The Yaks Melbourne Barbecue Festival also includes an action-packed, week-long celebration of all things barbecue, including classes and events at venues around Melbourne, featuring local and international barbecue experts, and a free admission barbecue street food festival at the Queen Victoria Market on Sunday 31 January 2016.
And for Sydney barbecue lovers, Sydney’s first American-style barbecue food festival sanctioned by the KCBS, The Yaks Sydney Barbecue Festival fires up on Saturday 30 January 2016, in the beautiful surrounds of The Domain.
The KCBS will again be holding barbecue-cooking classes, led by multi-award winning pitmaster Jim Johnson, and KCBS certified barbecue-judging classes, where students will be taught the finer points of what to look for in award-winning competition-style barbecue. The full festival program will be released later this year.
Melbourne Barbecue Festival is committed to providing an amazing event at fair pricing.
Tickets on sale from Thursday 8th October 2015 12 noon (AEST) from www.moshtix.com.au, 1300 GET TIX (438 849) on your mobile and all moshtix outlets
Tiered ticketing will start at $20 and Children up to 16 years old with a paying guardian will be admitted free.
When: Saturday 6th February 2016
Doors open: 10am-10pm
Venue: Flemington Racecourse