Route 66 Ribs & Rides slated for
June 11th in Atlanta
Competitors wanted for BBQ Cook-off
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[May 16, 2016]
- The Palms Grill Café, located on Old Rt. 66 in downtown Atlanta,
invites all amateur cooks to join in the fun at the Rt. 66 Ribs &
Rides Cruise-In on June 11, 2016. The cook-off is designed to be fun
There will be categories for chicken thighs and pork ribs, with
awards given for 1st place ($100) & 2nd place ($50), 3rd ($25 Palms
Grill Café Gift Certicate), plus a people's choice award will be
made. There is a $65 entry fee, with meat provided by the Palms
Grill Café to each entrant (two boxes chicken thighs & three boxes
ribs). Blind judging will be conducted per Kansas City BBQ Society
guidelines. Each entrant will be provided a 10ft. x 10ft. area in
which to set up. All entrants must attend a 7:00am Cook’s Meeting
held in the backroom of the Palms Grill Café the morning of June
11th. If you would like to participate in the BBQ Cook-Off,
217-648-5077. Please register to participate in the cook-off by or
before Wednesday, June 8th.
The Cruise-In is a free event held from 10am-3pm along Rt. 66 in
downtown Atlanta. Tickets will be sold starting at Noon for the
public to taste samples & vote for the People’s Choice Award.
Tickets are $1.00 each for 1 rib or ½ chicken thigh.
While in Atlanta be sure stop at the Palms Grill Café for a piece of
blue ribbon homemade pie, tour the J. H. Hawes Grain Elevator
Museum, get your picture taken with the Bunyon Giant, pick up a Rt.
66 souvenir at the Gunnar Mast Trading Post, have a cheeseburger at
Chubby’s, visit the Atlanta Museum and the Rt. 66 Memories Museum,
enjoy a cold one at “The Korner”, buy some homemade candy or a
one-of-a-kind item at the Arch Street Artisans shop, then stroll
around and see all the assembled Cruise-In cars.
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The Atlanta Rt. 66 Ribs & Rides Cruise-In is sponsored by the Atlanta Betterment
Fund & The Palms Grill Cafe.
*For more information, contact:
Bill Thomas, Atlanta Betterment Fund
Post Office Box 166 • Atlanta, Illinois 61723
Very Small – Very Friendly – Very Rt. 66
firstname.lastname@example.org • 217-648-5077