If you are a fan of the heat and spice of jerk food then mark your calendar for Sunday, September 23, 2018, at India House in Houston, TX. This is the official site for the 2018 Houston Jerk Fest. This event is a food and music festival centered on a Jerk cook-off competition where the contestants compete for the top prizes and recognition.
Food & Fun For the Whole Family
This year’s Houston JerkFest will obviously feature incredible food, but there will also be vendors, kids zone, family activities, and music. Bottom line: if you’re looking for something fun for the whole family on a Sunday, then head out to this year’s event! The concert at Houston JerkFest this year will be headlined by Grammy-nominated Mr. Vegas.
Take Home The Prize For Best Jerk Chef
If you think you have what it takes to grab the prize as the best Jerk chef, then put your money where your mouth is and sign up! You’ll need to fill out an online application and submit your entry fee to be a part of the competition. Participants will provide all ingredients, grills and cooking utensils necessary to prepare and cook their entries in the presence of the Judges.
Chefs will be meet at 1:15 P.M. in the judging area. Cooking will be from 2:00 P.M. through 5:00 P.M. Judging will be from 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Winners will be announced at approximately 6:30 P.M.
Interested in Being a Volunteer?
Houston JerkFest relies on the support of many incredible volunteers to make the event a success. Opportunities are available in the following areas: Beverage Coordination, Vendor Coordination, Ticket Booth, and Houston Jerk Festival Booth. Every volunteer receives an official Houston JerkFest t-shirt to be worn while you are working at the festival.
Buy Tickets to Houston JerkFest 2018
Tickets to this year’s JerkFest are available for purchase online. You’ve got two options with the tickets:
- General Admission: These tickets cost $20.00 (plus $3.16 processing fee) and get you entry into JerkFest along with access to the main and cultural stage entertainment and cooking exhibitions/corporate giveaways.
- VIP Admission: For your best JerkFest experience, VIP is definitely the way to go. For $100 (plus $7.62 processing fee) you get all the benefits of general admission plus open bar, tasting from the cook-off competition, and access to the artists in the hospitality tent.
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