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BBQ cook-off fest

caines | 11/8/2012, 5 a.m.

King of Ribs gives back Jerk and Caribbean dishes, veggie kabobs and BBQ ribs all come together for a delicious competition intended to benefit Miami Gardens elementary schools. On Saturday, November 10, 2012, the Miami Gardens Excellence in Education Council (MGEEC) in partnership with King of Foods will host its 4th Annual KING OF RIBS BBQ Cook-Off & Fest, a barbecue competition and food festival, at Miami Carol City Park in Miami Gardens, FL. The event, taking place from noon to 8:00 pm will provide patrons the opportunity to taste some of the best BBQ and cuisine in South Florida. Chefs/Contestants will prepare their finest dishes for all to taste. Top professors from Johnson & Wales University will serve as judges and determine which chef prepared the best barbecue. The winner will be named 2012 KING OF RIBS CHAMPION and receive a $1,000 cash price, a winning trophy and bragging rights as the 2012 best BBQ Chef in South Florida. The admission fee for the event is $7 for adults in advance and $15 the day of the event. Children ages 12 and under get in for free. By Julia Samuelsjsamuels@miamitimesonline.com