Rock The Block Fundraiser for Hogs For The Cause
February 24 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Home Team BBQ is proud to present its inaugural Hogs For The Causefundraising block party, ‘ROCK THE BLOCK,’ at our Downtown location Feb. 24th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Admission is FREE, and food and beverages can be purchased from the various chefs’ tables and satellite bars throughout.
Local and regional guest chefs from various culinary backgrounds will come together to prepare 2-3 menu items with the use of Big Green Egg grills, thanks to the company’s donation. The partnering chefs and restaurants donating their time and talent include:
• Home Team BBQ
• Shuai Wang of Short Grain
• Bob Cook of Edmund’s Oast
• Sam Jones of Sam Jones BBQ
• Jonathan and Justin Fox of Fox Bros Bar-B-Q
• Eddie Hernandez and Mike Klank of Taqueria del Sol
Home Team BBQ Beverage Director, Adam Rothstein, and Jayce McConnel of Edmund’s Oast will team up to create several unique cocktails for the party, using spirits provided by Virgil Kaine and other partners. Additionally, Home Team and Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co.(EOBC) will collaborate on a limited-edition beer to be released at the event and henceforth sold at all Home Team and Edmund’s Oast locations while supplies last.
During the event, guests can look forward to live music from amazing regional touring artists T. Hardy Morris, BJ Barham of American Aquarium, The Artisanals, and Hans Wenzel & the Eighty Sixers on two separate stages.
Raffle tickets will be sold for the chance to win various prizes, including a Big Green Egg grill, with all proceeds benefiting Hogs for the Cause. Family-friendly activities will be located throughout the festival on a closed-off Williman Street. Home Team BBQ’s restaurant will continue regular menu and bar service throughout the day.
‘ROCK THE BLOCK’ will raise funds for New Orleans-based 501c(3) organization Hogs for the Cause, the country’s premier funding source for monetary relief to families with children who suffer from brain cancer. For more information, visit Hogs for the Cause online atwww.hogsforthecause.org. The event is presented in partnership withEdrington, Sysco Corporation, Big Green Egg, Coca-Cola, Stage Presence Event Rentals, LLC, and Hope Sound.