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Rib Contest

post #1 of 14
Thread Starter 

Hello Smokers;


I'm entering my first rib contest in two weeks with my son and I have no idea how to make my plate for the presentation.


Would anyone be able to help me?


ie, what to put on the plaste so it looks great!



post #2 of 14

I can't help you, but there are some guys on here who can.

I moved this to the General Discussion section.

I think you will get more replies there.



post #3 of 14
Thread Starter 

Thanks Al;


First time doing this.......:icon_lol:

post #4 of 14

I've never done one myself so take this with a grain of salt, however what I have always seen is:


Ribs nicely sliced and laid on a bunch of curly parsley (stems tucked in/under) to make a nice little bed for the ribs to lay on.


That's about all the advice I can offer. Good luck, and hopefully someone else can chime in with better advice than mine!

post #5 of 14
Thread Starter 

Thanks Betaboy......


I will be looking into other avenue also!

post #6 of 14

Bed of green kale is what I typically see.  Imparts no flavor (thus why I hate eating the stuff), it won't crush under the weight of the meat, and makes for a nice presentation.

post #7 of 14
Do you actually get to use a plate or are they issuing you the competition boxes?
post #8 of 14

Give this a view


post #9 of 14
Thread Starter 

thank you grOuchO I never thought of that!



post #10 of 14
Thread Starter 

I believe we are using plates BBQBrett.

post #11 of 14
Thread Starter 

the video was very informational, thanks dirtsailor2003

post #12 of 14
Lots of good ideas here. What you can use will mostly depend on who is running the competition. There should be a 'cooks meeting' to give the competitors all the rules and answer any questions. I know this doesn't help you come prepared or practice though. Good luck and let us know how it turns out! Mike
post #13 of 14
Welcome, goose. I like kale better since it doesn't wilt like parsley or leaf lettuce under the heat or the weight.
post #14 of 14
Thread Starter 

thanks SO MS Smoker;


I'm going in with an open mind and see what happens on my first try.  


I will try and post my picture of my plate or container at the rib contest.


Thanks again



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