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Robata Grill

 

Apr 15, 2018

Houston's best barbecue joints all in one place, for one price!


Category: BBQ News

Houston's best barbecue joints all in one place, for one price!

Purchase your tickets now for the 6th annual Houston Barbecue Festival.

Your favorite barbecue joints will be back this year - Blake's BBQ, Blood Bros. BBQ, The Brisket House, CorkScrew BBQ, El Burro & the Bull, Fainmous BBQ, Feges BBQ, Gatlin’s BBQ, Gerardo's, Harlem Road Texas BBQ, Jackson Street BBQ, Killen's Barbecue, Lenox Bar-B-Que, Louie Mueller Barbecue, Pinkerton's BBQ, Pizzitola’s Bar-B-Cue, Ray’s BBQ Shack, Roegels Barbecue Co., Southern Q BBQ, Southside Market & BBQ, Spring Creek Barbeque, Tejas Chocolate (& BBQ), The Pit Room, Tin Roof BBQ, Truth BBQ, and Victorian's Barbecue.

The final lineup is subject to change. We'll announce more participants in the near future!

$50 **Pre-sale discount** General Admission on sale now. ($60 regular price). **Limited time only.** Includes entry into the festival and unlimited sample portions from each participating Houston barbecue joint. GET THEM WHILE THEY LAST!

$120 VIP Admission on sale now. Includes entry into the festival one hour early (at noon) and unlimited sample portions from each participating Houston barbecue joint. A T-shirt and one (1) drink ticket are also included.

8.25% Texas sales tax is included in the price of all tickets.

Killen's Barbecue

Previous festivals sold out before the day of the event. We encourage you to purchase your ticket immediately to avoid missing your chance due to a sell out.

To ensure a quality event for everyone involved, ticket sales are limited. All tickets will be sold in advance - no ticket sales at the door.

**NOTE NEW LOCATION.** The event will take place at the Humble Civic Center Arena.

We are changing things up this year with a new location that allows us to provide an even better experience at the festival. This is for one year only - we'll be back in Houston proper for 2019!

Live music will be provided.

The event will happen rain or shine. Contingency plans will be in place in case of inclement weather.

A bar with craft beers will be available. We have greatly increased the number of beer lines this year to minimize wait time.

Children are welcome, however ONLY CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS OF AGE WILL BE ADMITTED FREE. ALL OTHER AGES MUST PURCHASE A TICKET (this is because we want to ensure there is enough barbecue for all guests).

Many thanks to this year's premier partners: Saint Arnold Brewing Company, Ruffino Meats, and Pitt's & Spitt's barbecue pit makers.

Thank you again for your support and see you at the festival!

Source: EventBrite

 

 

 

Tradition, whether it happens to be hardwood smoked barbeque or Brazilian Churrasco grilling, is a part of the rich history of food preparation. One of the oldest and most popular traditions is Japanese Robata Grilling. This cooking style has been perfected over centuries and J&R has created a new chef-friendly grill to bring this venerable cooking style to the modern commercial kitchen.


Robatayaki refers to restaurants in which seafood and vegetables are cooked over an open charcoal grill. In the days of the Samurai, an open fireplace, or “robata,” was found in the middle of a Japanese house. This was the center of activity for cooking, eating, socializing, and (in the winter) simply keeping warm.


In today's robatayaki restaurants, grilling is done over high quality charcoal on the Robata Grill. One variety of charcoal is made from holm oak, a very hard wood used in kilns in the southern Kishu area of Japan. This charcoal, called Kishu binchotan, is prized for its measured heat and long, slow burn during which it emits far-infrared rays, infusing broiled foods with unmatched flavor. Although our Robata certainly works well with this traditional fuel, we have built it with adjustable grill heights to respond to oak charcoal or the wild heat trapped in the high quality mesquite charcoal of the American Southwest.

Easy to use

Three totally separate grilling zones give the chef enormous flexibility. Three built-in saucepans. Fuel loading is easy with the front fuel-loading door for the large zone and easily removable grill grates in the smaller zones.

Adjustable cooking surface

Each grilling zone offers three easily adjustable grilling heights.

Safe, cool operation

Our unique Chef Cool design keeps the heat inside the grill resulting in a cooler kitchen and a grateful chef.

Easy to clean

The firebox surfaces are smooth and an ash drop in the firebox floor of each zone facilitates ash transfer to the removable ash drawers. Heavy-duty casters allow easy mobility for cleaning.

Air control damper

The chef can regulate the combustion air to the large zone to help control the burn rate.

Rugged

These units are built like tanks to take the day-to-day abuse in busy kitchens.

SPECIFICATIONS

MODEL

SIZE

RACKS

1018548"W X 38"D X 41"H3 Cooking Areas
 

GRILLS

AREA 1

AREA 2

AREA 3

13" X 28"6" X 19"6" X 19"