THE KANSAS CITY BARBEQUE SOCIETY (KCBS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying barbeque, is the world’s largest organization of barbeque and grilling enthusiasts, with over 15,000 members worldwide.
KCBS sanctions over 400 barbeque contests coast-to-coast throughout America. From volunteering to actual event production, our members also offer assistance to civic and charitable organizations who organize events.
KCBS serves as a clearinghouse of barbeque information which provides:
- Networking with related trade associations and other contest-sanctioning organizations
- Tracking trends in barbeque related products, and equipment
- Teaming up with other food organizations and the media to promote barbeque
The Kansas City Kosher BBQ Festival is the only Kosher competition in the country to be sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society.