The Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival returns for its 5th year this October for a fun filled family Sunday complete with dozens of BBQ tastings, kosher vendors, a beer garden, live music and a robust kids area.

The South’s most famous Kosher BBQ Festival is known for its lively kosher BBQ competition where over 20 teams cook through the night vying for grand champion status.  Festival goers are able to taste each team’s culinary creations for a dollar a tasting.

Profits from this year’s festival will be donated to the Helping Feed Atlanta, Jewish Education Loan Fund and Cobb County Police Department. Organizers are also planning a kosher food drive and ask people to bring kosher canned food items.

“This year’s festival is going to be even bigger and better than anything we’ve ever done,” said festival chair Jody Pollack. “Our little Kosher BBQ Competition that started in a parking lot 5 years ago has grown into the premier Kosher BBQ event of the year for the entire Atlanta community.  This is a wonderful opportunity for barbecue enthusiasts to taste many of the best recipes,” Pollack said.

ATL Kosher BBQ Fest


The 5th Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Pavilion at Brook Run Park

4470 N. Peachtree Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338

The 5th Annual Kosher BBQ Festival promises to attract more than 4,000 families, festival goers and barbecue aficionados as vendors and over 20 competing teams serve up their favorite barbecue recipes.

Over twenty teams will compete in the festival’s famous Kosher BBQ Competition judged by the Kansas City Barbeque Society. The entire competition is under the supervision of the Atlanta Kosher Commission (AKC). All attendees may taste each team’s chow for a dollar per taste.

The Hebrew Order of David Foundation Inc. is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that helps serve the community.  Funds from past event have supported various community entities such as Cobb County K-9 Unit, I Care Atlanta, Jewish Homelife Communities, and Weinstein Hospice.

The Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival is supported by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, the Atlanta Jewish Music Festival, Morris Family Foundation, Americans United with Israel and many others organizations, sponsors and donors.

For more information on the Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival visit or follow @AtlantaKosherBBQFestival

*Photos/Logo courtesy of Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival

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