10 am – Contestants set-up their cooking area in the park. Be sure to bring all necessary cooking supplies and utensils (and a folding table or something stable to work on) to prepare one fantastic main course, side dish, or dessert.
12 noon – Grilling and cooking begins
2 - 3 pm – The judges will circulate, taste, and rate each competition entry.
4 pm – Judges announce 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in several categories and distribute prizes.
The event includes performances by the “School of Rock” band and the Sullivan High Steel Drum Band, a music DJ, food prepared by local restaurants, and refreshments for the whole family. The competition entry fee is $20. General admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12 years.
The Park Advisory Council is sponsoring the event in cooperation with the Chicago Park District. Charitable donations are tax deductible as provided by law. Call Michael Harrington for more information at 773-614-2289.