Fifth Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival!

Sunday October 22, 2017

11 AM to 3:30 PM

Presented by the

Hebrew Order of David International


Atlanta Jewish Times

Atlanta Annual Kosher BBQ Festival

It'll be here before you know it!








See some of our incredible images and video from the 2016 Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival.

Photos courtesy of Dr. David Adler and Eric Bern.

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Atlanta Kosher BBQ Committee Charter:

Identify and perform the tasks required to:

  • Coordinate, Stage  and Enjoy the Fifth Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival.
  • Foster brotherhood amongst the competitors.
  • Cook great BBQ.
  • Provide an inviting festival showcasing Kosher food and family friendly activities.
  • Raise funds for charitable organizations and causes.

What is H.O.D. ?

The Hebrew Order of David International

(H.O.D.) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


  • H.O.D. is a forum for an ever-growing number of Jewish adult males, operating as a cohesive fraternal unit
  • Supporting its members, and serving the community
  • Applying Jewish ideals and values while providing its members the opportunity for personal development.
  • The Hebrew Order of David International raises fund and distributes aid in the pursuit of relieving suffering wherever possible.

Our Mission

It truly is simple:

Create a community festival centered around the Kosher BBQ competition.


  • Raise the level of visibility of HOD
  • Raise funds for select charitable causes
  • Showcase Kosher Atlanta
  • Provide a fun venue for friendly competition within the Kosher BBQ community

Kosher BBQ Story

The Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival

The Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival is part of the National Kosher BBQ Circuit.  Cities included in this Kosher BBQ Circuit: Atlanta, GA, Birmingham, AL, Kansas City, MO, Memphis, TN, Charleston, SC, Charlotte, NC, Chicago, IL, San Antonio, TX, Dallas, TX, Fairfield, CT and Plainview, NY (Long Island).

The Kosher BBQ Competition

All the BBQ Teams are supplied with Kosher Grills, Meat, Tools and ingredients which are checked and approved by the Event Kosher Supervisor (a “Mashgiach”).

Everyone starts out on a level playing field and brings their unique BBQ skills and recipes to cook outstanding Kosher BBQ. Then it is up to the judges and public to decide the winners.

Raffle Tickets

Raffle Tickets


A $1200 Value!
Provided by The Big Green Egg

Order Now and Your Raffle Tickets Will be Available at Will Call the Day of the BBQ


Tasting Tickets

Tasting Tickets

Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Ticket Sales

$1 per Ticket
Available in Quantities of 20 or 50
Order Now and Your Tasting Tickets Will be Available at Will Call the Day of the BBQ


High Holiday Brisket Sale

Order your AKC Kosher High Holiday Brisket from Keith’s Corner BBQ NOW!!!! 

(404) 250-1BBQ(1227)

Cost: $30lb. Your Brisket will be cooked, sliced, and packaged for your convenience.
Final orders must be placed by Friday, Sept 15


Financial, In-Kind

In-Kind Donations: Meat, Drinks, Storage Truck, Refrigerated Truck, Advertising, Charcoal, Boxes/Crates Costco/Sam’s Gift Cards, Tents, Advertising, Labor, Cleaning Crew, Trash Removal

Vendor Registration

How much of an impact can you make?

Are you looking for a 5,000 person fan base?
Want to attract an entirely new demographic to your business?

BBQ Teams

Team Application & Payment

Ever thought of competing? Are you a returning team? This is the right location for you to fill out an online team application and provide you a clean and easy credit card team payment.

Festival Sponsorship

5th Annual Kosher BBQ Competition

This event offers unique branding and advertising opportunities to link your organization to this much anticipated event which has become an Atlanta tradition. We expect to exceed the estimated 5000 attendees that enjoyed last years festival and are looking forward to joining us again.


How can you help us put on an even better event on October 22nd, 2017?
There are many ways for you to get involved with making the Fifth Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival even more successful than last year.

Here are just a few ways you can help

Brook Run Park

Expansive, 100-plus acre wooded park.
4770 N Peachtree Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Event Date:

Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 11am – 3:30pm


Pavillion @ Brook Run Park in Dunwoody, GA 30338

Presented by:

The Hebrew Order of David International.

Contact Us

Jody Pollack, 770-580-3897


Ian Platt, 770-362-5018


Alex Schulman, 404-667-7752