CAPITOL HILL: Updated Information: Lamb Jam BBQ Pitmaster Competition on June 5

Lamb Jam’s Annual Competition Features Six of DC’s Most Talented Chefs to Compete for the Title of Lamb Jam Pitmaster

Lamb Jam, an annual tasting event and competition to find the best lamb dish in the market, will feature seven of DC’s most talented chefs while they compete for the title of Lamb Jam Pitmaster. Held at Eastern Market, this year’s Lamb Jam competition focuses on the beloved tradition of BBQ, and will take place on Monday, June 5th from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

The BBQ Bash Lamb Jam invites 200 of DC’s biggest BBQ and lamb fans to join in crowning this year’s champion. Attendees will enjoy beverage pairings from local breweries, winemakers and a local distillery, butcher demos, meet and greets with local shepherds, live music by Jonny Grave, and of course, delicious lamb BBQ.

Competing chefs, include Kyle Bailey of Sixth Engine, Justin Bittner of District Distilling Company, Jonatan Bohr of Right Proper Brewing Company, Dimitri Moshovitis of Cava, Joe Neuman of Sloppy Mama’s BBQ, George Rodrigues of Tico and Rob Sonderman of Federalist Pig. Desserts will be provided by pastry chef and owner of RareSweets, Meredith Tomason. Matt Levere of Urban Butcher will be doing giveaways at the event.

Beverages from 3 Stars Brewing Company, Port City Brewing, District Distilling Co., Right Proper Brewing Company, Skylark Wine Company, Williamsburg Winery and Flying Dog Brewery will be served.

DC Central Kitchen, America’s leader in reducing hunger, is DC Lamb Jam’s participating charity. The MC for the evening will be founder and editor of and co-host of “Foodie and the Beast,” Nycci Nellis. In addition, this year’s judges are Tim Carman of the Washington Post, Justin Schuble of DC Food Porn, Nevin Martell, Rina Rapuano of Zagat and last year’s DC Lamb Jam champion, Brasserie Beck’s Dean Dupuis.

Monday, June 5, 2017, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Eastern Market, 225 7th Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003.
*Between North Carolina Avenue, SE and C Street, SE.

Tickets are available for $75 each and can be purchased by visiting
*This event is 21+ and minors will not be admitted.


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