EGGfest Chef FAQ


How many people can be on my team?

Each chef registration will allow up to 3 team members to cook, serve, and assist in the overall promotion of your chef tent/area.


Can I prepare ahead of time?

Park will be ready for chefs to start cooking at 8am.  There are no restrictions on advanced preparation as long as you comply with all food safety codes and do all the cooking/smoking of the ingredients on a Big Green Egg. Smoking can be done in advance as long as it is on an Egg.


What can/should I cook?

A unique recipe that will stand out from the other chefs.  


How much should I cook?

500 bite size samples of your unique Big Green Egg recipe


Do I need to purchase my own food?



What will Sunshine Ace Hardware provide?

Large or XLarge Big Green Egg to cook on
Lump Charcoal
6ft table for Display and Serving
Plates, Napkins, Spoons and Forks, toothpicks
Drinks and Beer for the Cooks


What else do I need to bring?

10´ x 10´ Tent, Table Cloths, Thermometer, Foil, Cleaning Supplies, Latex Gloves for food, handling, Paper Towels, Seasonings, Food Coolers, Cooking Spray, Cutting Boards, Knives, Smoking Woods, BBQ Tools, Etc. Any BGE accessories will be available for purchase onsite. Only one Gift bag will be given to the head cook of each team.


What other guidelines do I need to follow?

Egg Chef's must follow Food Safe guidelines and ensure that the protein temperature has not been between 41-135 degrees for more than four hours. The internal temperature must reach between 145 degrees whole or 155 degrees if injected. We'll cover these guidelines at the Meet & Greet


When’s the meet and greet?

Saturday before the event at 9am


How will the EGGfest winner be determined?

Each paying patron will get 3 tickets to vote for their favorite chef/recipe


What do I get if I win?

The chef with the most votes will win a Mini Maxx Big Green Egg


Can I promote my business at my station?



Can I set up the night before?



Can people purchase tickets the day of the event?

Yes. $30.