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Jody Dean Returns as Host & Emcee for Sixth Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship

Jody Dean Returns as Host & Emcee for Sixth Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship

It’s official! He’s BACK!   We’re excited to say that Jody Dean, long-time former host of 98.7 FM KLUV’s morning drive, radio and TV personality and BBQ aficionado, will return as the host and emcee of the Sixth Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship. Jody’s familiar voice will be heard throughout the event as he heads up the celebrity judging panel.  Mr. Dean is returning to the event for the sixth year in a row. 

A Fort Worth native, Dean has been on the air or behind the scenes in Metroplex radio or television since 1980. Among his many credits, he has been the main public address announcer for Dallas Cowboys home games, held down the anchor desk on CBS 11, and for many years hosted the morning drive on KLUV.  Jody now does his show, “Dusty Attics” as a podcast and you can find it, and more, on his website http://jodydean.com/. 

For his numerous achievements, Dean was inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame in 2006. He has also won an Emmy, been named “Best Talk Show Host” by the Dallas Business Journal, and is the author of “Finding God in the Evening News: A Broadcast Journalist Looks Beyond The Headlines”.   Dean is a frequent motivational and inspirational speaker as well, and can be found lending his talents to many great events and causes in the DFW Metroplex. 

The Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship is presented to the community by the Men’s Club of Congregation Beth Torah and will be held on Sunday, October 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Admission and parking are free; food and beverages will be available for purchase. 

The event is conducted under the supervision of Dallas Kosher and the world-renowned Kansas City Barbeque Society.  Teams from Texas and beyond will compete for cash and prizes in the Sunnyland Outdoor Living shopping center, at the intersection of Spring Valley and Coit roads, and benefits Congregation Beth Torah Men’s Club, Jewish Family Service Dallas (www.jfsdallas.org), and the American Red Cross. 

You can help sponsor the food- and fun-filled 2020 event or sign up your BBQ team to compete. For details on team registration, or for additional information about The Sixth Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship, visit us at: http://dallaskosherbbq.com/.

The Kosher Guru Returns as Part of Celebrity Judging Panel for this Year’s Sixth Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship

The Kosher Guru Returns as Part of Celebrity Judging Panel for this Year’s Sixth Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship

The Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship (DKBBQC) is proud to announce that this year’s sixth annual event will have a return visit from Garbiel Boxer, a.ka. the KOSHER GURU, as he will serve as one of our celebrity judges as well as host the hot dog and pickle eating contests this October.  Boxer, who is known… Continue Reading

House Divided this year’s Grand Champion of the Fifth Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship

House Divided this year’s Grand Champion of the Fifth Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship

HOUSE DIVIDED, comprised of teammates Jason Wise, Ajay Patel, Brian Moe, Daniel Escaloni, and Pitmaster Ellis Shwarts,were the Grand Champion at the Fifth Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship, which was held on Sunday, October 27, 2019. The KCBS (www.kcbs.us) sanctioned competition was produced by the Men’s Club of Congregation Beth Torah (www.congregationbethtorah.org in Richardson, TX.… Continue Reading

Kosher BBQ Roots

Kosher BBQ Roots

From humble beginnings to BBQ Grand Champion at the Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship, restaurant owner Rabbi-Q (Mendel Segal) and everyone’s favorite Kosher BBQ expert. Click the title of this news article to launch the YouTube link. See the rest of the story at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-Rj6Rn29rY     Continue Reading

Jewish Family Service teaming up to be charitable Partner for this Year’s Fifth Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship

Jewish Family Service teaming up to be charitable Partner for this Year’s Fifth Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship

The Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship (DKBBQC) is proud to announce that this year’s fifth annual event will debut with a new charitable partner, Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas (JFS), a nonsectarian mental health and social services agency that impacts nearly 13,000 lives annually. JFS welcomes and serves anyone regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or… Continue Reading