SPARKS, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Twenty-four of America’s most decorated and talented rib cookers are at the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off in Sparks, Nevada, to compete for the title of “Best in the West."
In addition to bragging rights, the cookers compete for a total cash purse of $14,500 at America’s biggest rib cook-off, held every extended Labor Day weekend. More than 500,000 visitors and 233,400 pounds of ribs were served in 2012 at the six-day event.
The 25th annual Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off will run Wednesday, August 28, through Monday, September 2, 2013 at John Ascuaga’s Nugget Casino Resort. This culinary, music and craft festival is open 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, and 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday. Admission is free.
For more information, visit www.nuggetribcookoff.com