The Pitmaster and Pappy


The Pitmaster and Pappy is a decadent addition to the Festival. You will not want to miss the opportunity to join this luxury food, bourbon and wine event!

For the first time at the Hangout Oyster Cook-Off, there will be a one-of-a-kind culinary pairing experience hosted by 6x World BBQ Champion Pitmaster Chris Lilly and his good friend Chef Aarón Sánchez. Chef Lilly and his team are known for bringing home the gold from the world’s most prestigious barbecue championships. Chef Sánchez is known for his modern spin on Latin favorites. Together, the two will create a world-class BBQ dinner menu paired with rare bourbons and wine, including the elusive Pappy Van Winkle bourbon, considered by many to be the best bourbon money can buy.

This Pitmaster & Pappy will take place on Friday, November 1st at Picnic Beach from 6-8 PMTickets are available to purchase at for $200 and are extremely limited for this exclusive experience. Food and drink are included with your ticket.

Tickets are very limited

This is a separately ticketed event and does not include Friday Kick-Off Admission, Saturday Cook-Off Admission or tasting tickets. Must be 21+ to purchase.