• America’s 25th Annual Giant Barbecue Battle American Food and Music Festival Officially Kicks Off Summer in our Nation’s Capital

    The Giant Barbecue Battle Celebrates its 25th Anniversary on June 24th & 25th, 2017 Washington, D.C. (January 17, 2017) –When the scent of blooming cherry blossoms fades into the hickory sweet aroma of mouth-watering BBQ, it’s time for the area’s tastiest summer celebration, the 25th Anniversary of the Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle. Held on

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  • Giant Food is new title sponsor of 24th Annual National Capital Barbecue Battle

    Landover, Md. (May 2, 2016) – Giant Food, LLC announced today that it is the new title sponsor for the 24th Annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle, taking place June 25 and 26 on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC. Attended by more than 100,000 barbecue and music fans each year, the award-winning Barbecue Battle is

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  • 2016 Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

    Contact: Allen Tubis, Marketing Director 202-488-6990 | Allen@BBQinDC.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Giant Food Secures Major National Sponsorship Washington, D.C. (September 30, 2015) – Giant Food, LLC has secured the title sponsorship of one of the largest and most unique food and music festivals in the country, The National Capital Barbecue Battle. Now known as the

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  • The Basics of BBQ

    1. Pick your meat. The options are endless but common competition meats include spare ribs, beef brisket, and chicken. 2. Prep your meat. You can prep your meat with a marinade, brine, or rub. Marinade: a sauce made up of a variety of elements, including – but not limited to – oil, vinegar, spices, and

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  • Why Local Brands Love the BBQ Battle

    Featured on: Event Marketer Written by:by Kenneth Briodagh Washington D.C. played host to its annual DC BBQ Battle on June 21 and 22 and Pennsylvania Avenue has never smelled so sweet. Several brands took part, including Enterprise CarShare, Chevrolet’s local dealers, the NBA Nation Tour and GEICO insurance. Over the course of the two-day event,

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  • Who makes the best barbecue?

    Written by Amy Brittain | Washington Post If there were a Miss Congeniality of the competitive barbecue circuit, Mama Mary would take the title. Last year, she earned the Spirit of BBQ award at the Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle, an honor given to the cook who has the best attitude during the annual D.C.

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  • Safeway Barbecue Battle Commercial for DC50

    This is the latest commercial that I have produced for Safeway’s Barbecue Battle. Safeway’s Barbecue Battle has been bringing great food, music and fun to the streets of the Nation’s Capital for more than two decades. Signaling the beginning of summer,

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  • Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle

    Greg Ten Eyck, Public Affairs Director, Safeway, Inc. Fun, family and great barbecue, the Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle is where it’s at on June 21st& 22nd on Pennsylvania Avenue, in Washington DC. Yolanda Vazquez talks with Greg Ten Eyck, Public Affairs Director for Safeway Inc. about the Barbecue Battle.  Follow Safeway National Capital Barbecue

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