When Pigs Fly! Kosher BBQ Festival
May 18, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Levite Jewish Community Center
Temple Beth-El Birmingham will host the fifth annual When Pigs Fly! Kosher BBQ Cook-off and Festival from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18 at the Levite Jewish Community Center on Montclair Road. The event will feature two dozen teams competing in categories including barbecue chicken, brisket, baked beans and booth décor. Food for the event is prepared under kosher supervision, allowing all from the Jewish and Muslim communities to enjoy the festival. Celebrity judges will select the best entries in each category. Visitors may also sample each team’s recipes by purchasing a ticket for the People’s Choice Award. Other freshly made kosher foods will include pulled chicken and brisket plates and sandwiches, side dishes, desserts and drinks. The event will also include a kids’ zone play area, a bull-riding activity, a pickle eating contest and more. All proceeds will support the Temple Beth-El Religious School and Youth Program. For more information, visit www.whenpigsflykosherbbq.com.