Monday, February 28, 2011

A- Brisket-A-Brasket: A Brisket Cookoff to Benefit New Amsterdam Market

On Saturday March 26th, from 1 - 4 PM, Jimmy’s No. 43, along with our friends Anne Hauck and Jonathon Deutsch of Gastropolis and Jake Schiffman of The Food Network, will be hosting a Brisket Cookoff to benefit New Amsterdam Market. Brisket lovers will prepare their favorite style Brisket is delicious whether it’s traditional Jewish, cross-cultural barbecue, pastrami, or corned beef. 

Each cook must bring enough brisket for 150 - 200 2-oz. servings, and may make any type of style. Winners will be decided by Judge’s and People’s Choice. Chefs so far include Sam Barbieri of Waterfront Ale House, Fette Sau, Lisa Schoen of Teqa, Andrew Burman of Court Street Grocers, Jimmy’s No. 43, Txikito, and Joe Doe. Judges will include Mitchell Davis of The James Beard Foundation, Todd Coleman of Saveur Magazine, Cricket, Charlie Granquist, and author Arthur Schwartz. Amateur and professional cooks are allowed.

Guest entry is $20 at the door; all proceeds will be donated to New Amsterdam Market. Contact Jimmy Carbone for more information.