Local Charities Reap Reward at Local Celebrity BBQ Cook Off

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

WORLEY, Idaho (Aug. 23, 2018) — For the third year Coeur d’Alene Casino is bringing food, fun and philanthropy together at the BBQ Cook Off in the Chinook Meadow on Sunday, Aug. 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. All proceeds from the event benefit local charities.

Top regional pit masters have confirmed attendance, representing Drummin’ Up BBQ, Farmhouse Kitchen and Silo Bar, Nordic Smoke BBQ Products, Toby’s BBQ, Smoke ‘N Tee Pee and the Coeur d’Alene Casino’s Red Tail Bar and Grill. There will be a Judge’s Choice Award and People’s Choice Award where winnings will go to the charity of the winning chef’s choosing.

The Inlander Local Celebrity Barbeque Duel will feature Eastern Washington University football and basketball Play-by-Play Broadcaster Larry Weir, and color commentator for Eastern Washington University football, Paul Sorenson, competing to see who will come out on top in an ultimate barbeque cook-off.

Doors open at 5 p.m. with beer from Wallace Brewing and live music 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. Voting closes at 6:45 p.m. and winners and raffle prizes will be  announced at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the casino box office or at TicketsWest.com. Tickets include barbeque, sides, beer samples and two drink tickets. A $15 ticket is available for food only. Those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information on events, entertainment and promotions or the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel visit www.CDACasino.com.

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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 casino resort is among the largest employers in North Idaho employing between 850-1,100 depending on the season and contributing more than $33.3 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 1,400 video gaming machines, high stakes bingo and off-track betting, a 15,000 square foot luxury spa voted 1stfor “Resort Spas that deliver the Ahh Factor” by Spatrips.com (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 Facebookand Instagramor follow us on Twitter.  For more information about Coeur d’Alene Casino, visit www.cdacasino.com.