Fancy a trip to the World BBQ Championships in Memphis?

Fancy a trip to the World BBQ Championships in Memphis?

French’s and Frank’s RedHot are offering chefs the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Memphis this May.

The trip will revolve around the world’s most prestigious grilling event; the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.

Held annually on the banks of the Mississippi river in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee, the four-day event (15-18 May) is a prime opportunity for chefs to to discover latest barbecue trends, techniques and flavours.

The competition is open to all UK chefs, caterers and F&B managers. Entrants simply need to visit and fill in their details. From there, one lucky winner will be pulled out of a hat, with 10 runners-up each receiving an exclusive branded barbecue barrel drum.

“It’s fair to say that no one does barbecue like the US, and in the deep south, it’s less a cooking style and more a dedicated subculture, with the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest at its heart,” says Chris Cannon, commercial controller at McCormick (UK) Flavour Solutions.

“There’s a reason why some 70,000 passionate people make an annual pilgrimage to Tom Lee Park and we think that’s an experience well worth sharing. I urge any chef curious to learn from the best and gain some insider information before anyone else to enter the competition today. Hopefully we’ll see you in Memphis!”

McCormick Flavour Solutions is the owner of Frank’s RedHot and French’s.