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Honolulu BBQ Festival Weekend At Hilton Hawaiian Village With Pitmaster Myron Mixon
Father’s Day Weekend Event Features Savory BBQ, Live Music and a Cooking Seminar with “The Winningest Man in Barbecue”
May 16, 2016
HONOLULU - Get your grill on at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort's Honolulu BBQ Festival Weekend, featuring the "winningest man in barbecue," Pitmaster Myron Mixon on June 17 and 18, 2016. Myron has won more barbecue competitions than anyone else in the world and is the host of "Smoked," executive producer and co-host of "BBQ Rules," and star of two other hit television shows "BBQ Pitmasters" and "BBQ Pitwars" on Discovery's Destination America. This one of a kind event is just in time for Father's Day weekend, and combined with great hotel room rates, makes for the ultimate Father's Day gift!
The event on June 17 will feature a cooking class with the master himself, where participants will learn from Myron how to prepare several classic barbecue dishes. The celebration continues on June 18, where an impressive spread of barbecue favorites will line the great lawn at the Hilton Hawaiian Village for the Honolulu BBQ and Blues Festival. Participants will savor their grilled favorites to the sounds of Hawaiian swing band Kahulanui, iconic contemporary Hawaiian band, Kalapana and other special guest artists.
Cooking Class with Pitmaster Myron Mixon
Hilton Hawaiian Village presents the rare opportunity to dig into the vast barbecue knowledge through one of Myron's cooking classes - renowned by competition cooks and backyard hobbyists alike. Myron will leave no stone unturned as he reveals both techniques and recipes that have made him the most decorated BBQ chef in history. Participants will prepare a full barbecue spread from the ground up, from rubs to a rack of ribs, BBQ chicken, sides and more, all in classic southern fashion. Beer and wine will also be served as guests taste and savor their creations.
When: Friday, June 17, 5-8 p.m.
Where: Hilton Hawaiian Village
Tickets: $149 per person (includes two tickets to the Honolulu BBQ and Blues Festival on Saturday, and a special goody bag)
Honolulu BBQ and Blues Festival
All are invited to indulge in a top-notch barbecue feast prepared by Pitmaster Myron Mixon at this special event. The menu will include smoked southern-style hog, smoked turkey, chicken, dry-rub ribs, brisket, sausage, Hawaiian imu-style hog, a variety of southern BBQ sides and a Georgia-inspired dessert station. Bars serving beer, wine and other beverages will also be open. Musical performances will be presented by Kahulanui, Kalapana and other special guests.
When: Saturday, June 18, 3-9 p.m.
Where: Hilton Hawaiian Village, Great Lawn
Tickets: Adult: $20 admission / food and beverage available for purchase | Military: $10 (with valid ID) | At the door: $30 | Children under 15 years old are free | Specially-priced parking: $8 self-parking or $13 valet
On Father's Day, June 19, Tropics Bar & Grill will feature special southern barbecue menu items, plus discounts on microbrews and other beverages.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.hiltonhawaiianvillage.com/bbqandblues or call the hotel directly at (808) 947-7955.
The Honolulu BBQ and Blues Festival is one of the Mele Mei series of events taking place in May and June. Featuring more than 40 performances throughout the Hawaiian Islands, Mele Mei provides both residents and visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the islands' local music and culture. For more information on Mele Mei, visit www.melemei.com.
About Myron Mixon
A three-time world barbecue champion, Pitmaster Myron Mixon is the winningest man in barbecue. He is the chief cook of the Jack's Old South Competition Bar-B-Que Team; the executive producer and host of "BBQ Rules" and star of two other hit television shows "BBQ Pitmasters" and "BBQ Pitwars" (a competition show that Mixon has won in each of its two seasons) on Discovery's Destination America. He is also the host of the new show "Smoked," airing summer 2016. Mixon is the author of the hugely successful The New York Times bestselling cookbook "Smokin' with Myron Mixon: Recipes Made Simple, from the Winningest Man in Barbecue," "Everyday Barbeque," and the upcoming "Myron Mixon's BBQ Rules." In addition to his books, Mixon has two different lines of smokers/grills: the professional grade line of custom Myron Mixon Smokers and the consumer-level line of Myron Mixon Pitmaster Q3 smokers. Myron also has a line of cooked meats (Myron Mixon Barbecue) and a line of sauces and barbecue rubs. Lastly, the Myron Mixon Pitmaster Grill Tool-a combination chef knife, food flipper and bottle opener-has just been launched.
About Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort is Waikiki's only true destination resort, offering the perfect mix of exceptional resort accommodations and classic hospitality on Waikiki's widest stretch of beach. The resort features more than 90 shops and services, 20 restaurants, lounges and bars; and every Friday evening, it sets the stage for a celebration of Hawaiian culture and entertainment ending in a spectacular fireworks show.
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