Lamb Jam

Event Date: 
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
RSVP Required
Food & Drink
Live Music
Included Items: 
food and drink tastings, demos, live music

Lamb Jam’s Annual Competition Features Six of DC’s Most Talented Chefs to Compete for the Title of Lamb Jam Pitmaster

Lamb Jam, an annual tasting event and competition to find the best lamb dish in the market, will feature six of DC’s most talented chefs while they compete for the title of Lamb Jam Pitmaster. Held at Eastern Market, this year’s Lamb Jam competition focuses on the beloved tradition of BBQ, and will take place on Monday, June 5th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. 

What: The BBQ Bash Lamb Jam invites 200 of DC’s biggest BBQ and lamb fans to join in crowning this year’s champion. Attendees will enjoy beverage pairings from local breweries, winemakers and a local distillery, butcher demos, meet and greets with local shepherds, live music by Jonny Grave, and of course, delicious lamb BBQ. 

Who:  Competing chefs, include Kyle Bailey of Sixth Engine, Justin Bittner of District Distilling Company, Dimitri Moshovitis of Cava, Joe Neuman of Sloppy Mama’s BBQ, George Rodrigues of Tico and Conosci, and Rob Sonderman of Federalist Pig. Desserts will be provided by pastry chef and owner of RareSweets, Meredith Tomason.

Beverages from 3 Stars Brewing CompanyPort City BrewingDistrict Distilling Co.Right Proper Brewing CompanySkylark Wine CompanyWilliamsburg Winery and Flying Dog Brewery will be served. 

DC Central Kitchen, America’s leader in reducing hunger, is DC Lamb Jam’s participating charity. The MC for the evening will be founder and editor of and co-host of “Foodie and the Beast,” Nycci Nellis. In addition, this year’s judges are last year’s DC Lamb Jam champion, Chef Dean DupuisTim Carman of the Washington PostNevin MartellRina Rapuano of Zagat DC, and Justin Schuble of DC Food Porn.

When:             Monday, June 5, 20176:00-9:00 p.m.

Where:           Eastern Market, 225 7th Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003. *Between North Carolina Avenue, SE and C Street, SE. 

Tickets:         Tickets are available for $75 each and can be purchased by visiting *This event is 21+ and minors will not be admitted