Coeur d’Alene Casino’s Local Celebrity BBQ Rib Cook Off to Benefit Local Charities

Enjoy live music, local craft beer, door prizes, raffles and an ultimate celebrity rivalry match

WORLEY, Idaho (August 9, 2017)—Coeur d’Alene Casino is keeping the summer full of flavor, philanthropy and fun with the Local Celebrity Barbeque Rib Cook Off in the Chinook Meadow on Sunday, Aug. 13 from 5-8 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go into the prize bucket for the winning chef’s charity pick.

Five barbeque competitors have confirmed attendance including Toby’s Barbeque, Drummin’ Up Barbeque, Red Tail Bar & Grill, Cosmic Cowboy and Farmhouse Kitchen and Silo Bar. There will be a Judge’s Choice Award and People’s Choice Award where winners will donate to the charity of their preference.

The Inlander Local Celebrity Barbeque Duel will feature Mark Peterson from Good Morning Northwest TV 4 and Kristi Gorenson from News Radio 920 competing for the second time to see who will come out on top in an ultimate barbeque cook-off.

The event will be complete with emcee Jamie Patrick from 93.7 The Mountain and a live performance by the Powers Band, an indie folk/country group based out of Coeur d’Alene known for their delightful mix of dynamic harmonies backed by acoustic guitar, banjo and fiddle creating the perfect “folky” vibe.

Tickets start at $20 and include barbeque, sides and beer samples and can be purchased at the casino box office, participating barbeque trucks and chefs or at

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About Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel
Since 1993, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has operated the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel, located where sky greets Mt. Tch’mutpkwe, source of the St. Joe River, 25 miles from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.  The resort casino is among the largest employers in North Idaho employing between 1,000-1,200 depending on the season and contributing more than $24 million to education in the region since it opened.  Additionally, millions more have gone in support of a wide range of public projects, emergency relief, charities and programs in the Pacific Northwest. The property features 300 rooms and suites, seven distinct restaurants and lounges, 100,000 square feet of gaming space offering more than 1,600 video gaming machines, high stakes bingo and off-track betting, a 15,000 square foot luxury spa voted 1st for “Resort spas that deliver the Ahh Factor” by (2012), and Circling Raven Golf Club, an 18-hole, par 72 course acclaimed as a “Top 100” course by every major golf publication in the U.S.  Like Coeur d’Alene Casino on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.  For more information about Coeur d’Alene Casino, visit