Results 2019

Results 2019

The attention of all barbecue fans from several European countries was drawn to Olteni, because of the Transylvanian BBQ Festival, between 15-17 May 2019. The international competition officially started on Saturday, in the afternoon. 17 groups have signed up for the competition, from 8 different countries: USA, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Hungary, UK, Germany, Italy and Romania. The 3-day long festival, organised in the Miko Castle’s territory was visited by thousands. Other programs were organised beside the competition as well: there was a live cooking show with chef Radu Zărnescu, ”The castle is ours” – children’s game for the family, petting zoo and concerts to party. Food’Venture from Sovata – the best Romanian team, got an invitation to Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue competition (26-27 October 2019, Lynchburg, Tennessee, USA).

Winners of Transylvanian BBQ Festival:

Category: Overall
Grand Champion: IQ BBQ, NL
Reserve Grand Champion: Uncle Tony’s Cockney Q, UK
Best Romanian Team: Food’Venture

Category: Chicken
Ist place: Food’Venture, RO
IInd place: Bobo’s BBQ, RO
IIIrd place: Pure BBQ, NL

Category: Pork
Ist place: Masters of Fire, NL
IInd place: IQ BBQ, NL
IIIrd place: Uncle Tony’s Cockney Q, UK

Category: Pork Ribs
Ist place: White Squirrel, DE
IInd place: Hot Wachula’s, USA
IIIrd place: BBQ Sun City Szeged, HUN

Category: Brisket
Ist place: IQ BBQ, NL
IInd place: Masters of Fire, NL
IIIrd place: Uncle Tony’s Cockney Q, UK

Category: Mystery Box
Ist place: BBQ Bertis Family, RO
IInd place: Masters of Fire, NL
IIIrd place: Bodrog Smoker BBQ Team, HUN