Come to Seattle Center to watch some of the best pitmasters vie for meat supremacy at the first Steak Cookoff Association sanctioned grilling competition in Seattle. Grills will be flaming and food trucks will be serving. Outside of the main competition, there will be cooking demos and throw-down competitions between local chefs. Come enjoy the day with us or sign up to compete or judge. Whaat! judge? Yes, you can purchase a ticket to get a judging tutorial by a pro judge, taste food from local chefs and award the winner of one of the throw-down competitions. Hope to see you there!

Enjoying the Day

Check Out the Program of Entertainment. Entry is Free!
  • Throw-down competitions: watch local chefs go head-to-head in the FoodSport Experience throw-down competitions happening throughout the day
  • Main competition: watch competitors vie for the SCA World Championship & WFC Steak Championship
  • BBQ busking & demos: an intimate locate with a range of 25 minute cooking presentations for education and entertainment
  • Sponsors: great events like this require amazing sponsors. check out the companies that make it possible
  • Food Trucks:  hand selected giving a wide range of meat options to enjoy
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FoodSport Experience

Ever Wonder What It's Like to Judge a Cooking Competition?
  • Introduction: This session gives you the ultimate intro to competitive cooking, including an overview of the food sport and key judging approaches.
  • Interaction: Hear stories and ask questions from experienced judges
  • Judge: Be the judge of a real throw-down competition
  • Taste: Taste and decide who takes home the prize money
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The Competition

Enter the Competition: Ever want to enter competition but didn't know how? Well this is your chance! Fill out the form, and if it's your first competition we will set you up with a mentor to help. Know the Rules!!

  • Steak is the premium category with the winner getting an invite to the WFC Steak Championship & SCA World Championship
  • Wild Alaskan King Salmon provided by Pure Food Fish Market.
  • Produce-Choice of: Asparagus, Corn, Bell Peppers or Zukes. Courtesy of Frank's Quality Produce
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PitMaster Organizer
An award winning, competitive BBQ chef, Saffron is one of the most accomplished outdoor and live-fire cooks in the world. Her company, Bush Cooking, is the premier destination for outdoor cooking enthusiasts.

Liz McCune

Liz is the Founder of Eat Seattle and a classically trained chef. She loves local food and supporting small business.

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