2nd Annual Kimchi-Eating Contest,Chef Line-Up For Cook Out NYC™
Cook Out NYC™—the ultimate outdoor cooking and country fair event—will see the
return of Mama O’s Super Spicy Kimchi-Eating Contest, a competitive eating event set to
rival Coney Island’s famous contest. Competitors will gather on Saturday, July 7th,as a part of
Kimchipalooza and Cook Out NYC™’s two-day “all grill” event taking place on beautiful
Colonel’s Row on Governors Island, July 7th-8th from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (both days).
In addition to the 2nd Annual Kimchi-Eating Contest, Mama O’s Premium Kimchi will be holding
kimchi demos and celebrity chefs will give tips on how to cook with kimchi.
Other features of Cook Out NYC™ include:
Fossil Farms burger cook-off with sustainable meat—beef, ostrich,lamb,
chicken and goat—sourced from family farms;participating will be Chef Ian
Kapitan of Alobar, Chef Adriano Ricco’s team from STK OUT, Mesa Coyacan,
and Chef Jeremy Bearman’s staff from Rouge Tomate;
More than 20 BBQ and grilling stations (samples guaranteed until 2 p.m.) with
offerings from John Brown’s Smokehouse, Blind Tiger, Jimmy’s No. 43, East
Village Meat Market, Lucky 777 Chili, King Phojanakong of Kuma Inn and
Umi Nom, a Hot Sauce &Wings cooking station,rooftop garden salads by
Brooklyn Grange and Growing Chefs, others;
A hot dog competition (decided by popular vote) with six stations featuring
Sabrett’s Hot &Spicy Hot Dogs with toppings from Sir Kensington Ketchup, My
Friend’s Mustard, Sabrett’s Classic Onion Sauce, Chili from Lucky 777 Chili,
a kimchi dog, and a special entry by Chef Josetth Gordon.
The featured event of July Good Beer Month. Cook Out NYC™ also offers custom
beers by exclusive beer sponsor Sixpoint,which will be bringing back July Good Beer Month’s
special “Signal” Smoked Pale Ale, along with Sehr Crisp Pils and five other brews. Sangria,
as well as other beverages,will be available for purchase. A stage with live music will feature local
The event’s community and charitable partners include Just Food’s Farm School,
Family Cook Production’s Teen Battle Chef, and Kingsborough Community College.
Tickets on sale now.