Pitmasters BBQ Battle 2022

This year’s Hospitality Summit introduces a new beast to the culinary scene. Pitmasters BBQ Battle is a monster 2-day event, where home cooks are invited to go head-to-head and battle it out amongst the industry’s leading grill masters.

It’s your time to shine!

Don your apron, assemble your team and see if you have what it takes to be crowned 2022 ‘NZChefs Pitmasters BBQ Battle Champion’.

Do you have what it takes?

Be in to win some awesome prizes!

Details:

Teams are maximum of 4 and minimum of 2

Maximum of 40 teams

Minimum age of 16 years

You must bring all your own equipment

Entry fee of $250 per team

Sites are 6m x 5m

You must only use charcoal, wood or pellet BBQs and smokers. No Electric or Gas Appliances will be permitted apart from refrigeration

There are 4 Event classes to participate in

Event Classes.

Teams will have the chance to compete in 4 event classes. The cooking window will open at 6:30pm 17 September with presentations windows staggered through the day.

Beef

Competitors will need to prepare and present four (4) identical, individually presented main courses featuring NZ Beef as the protein, a prime and secondary cut, a balance of starch, vegetables, and suitable sauce(s).

Pork.

Competitors will need to prepare and present four (4) identical, individually presented main courses featuring NZ Pork as the protein, a prime and secondary cut, a balance of starch, vegetables, and suitable sauce(s).

Lamb.

Competitors will need to prepare and present four (4) identical, individually presented main courses featuring NZ lamb as the protein, a prime and secondary cut, a balance of starch, vegetables, and suitable sauce(s).

Fried Chicken.

Competitors will need to prepare and present four (4) identical, individually presented dishs featuring NZ Chicken as the protein, any cut and suitable sauce(s). This dish can be all about chicken rather than a dish!

Can be a burger, sandwich or a dish. Minimum weight per dish 120gm Protein Maximum 250gm.

Prizes for innovation as well.

competition guidelines.

all of the details you need about the competition including rules, required equipment and more.

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