December 7, 2021

Tomer Aiderapp

Consummate Business Technicians

Hub City BBQ Cookoff blends food, fun, networking

As is tradition, this week’s Hub Metropolis BBQ Cookoff was a likelihood for people from Lubbock location businesses and corporations to appear alongside one another in excess of a thing just about every West Texan can agree on: barbecue.

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce hosted the 21st annual event presented by the West Texas Land Men as a chance for members of the enterprise group and other individuals to community and have exciting. The function created up to a substantial community food drawing much more than 4,000 individuals Thursday night to the South Plains Fairgrounds.  

This calendar year, 74 teams competed in six food categories including Bloody Marys, Beans, Ribs, Brisket, Dessert and the annual thriller item which was sweet potato this calendar year.  

Hub Town Barbeque is the greatest fundraiser hosted by Lubbock Chamber of Commerce where businesses get the chance to achieve out to the public by coming out to participate in teams for the barbecue competition, stated Kim Putman, the chamber’s barbecue chairwoman for 2021.

Danie Craig, left, and Marissa Gamez, right, hand out barbecue at the J Ferg booth during the Hub City BBQ Fest on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 at the South Plains Fairgrounds in Lubbock, Texas.

The several things are tasted by a group of judges who are all chamber member volunteers and the winners are introduced later in the afternoon, Putman said. 

“They get trophies, awards, ribbons, and rather significantly bragging rights for the upcoming calendar year,” explained Putman. 

It is a fantastic way to boost your enterprise, and a great way for them to bond, she included.