Up in Smoke! ZinFest BBQ Experience


Be the star of your next tailgate or backyard party by picking up a few barbecue pointers from Chad Rosenthal, Executive Chef & Owner of The Lucky Well and Bánh Street in the Philadelphia area. The ZinFest BBQ Experience is open to all guests with new demonstrations taking place each hour.


12:45-1:30pm || Texas Smoked Beef Brisket
2014 LangeTwins Winery Zinfandel

2:15-3:00pm || Memphis 15-Spice Dry-Rub Pork Ribs with Mustard Slaw
2014 Mettler Family Vineyards Old Vine Zinfandel

3:45-4:30pm || Alabama Smoked Chicken Tacos with Lexington Red Slaw & White BBQ Sauce
2012 d’Art Wines Zinfandel



This Philly native eats, breathes, sleeps and creates all things food and especially barbecue. A self taught chef who has been in the kitchen since age five, Chad found his calling in the world of barbecue, having won a series of competitions and events over the last 15 years. He is also a successful restaurateur, having opened a handful of BBQ, Comfort Food and Vietnamese restaurants in the Philadelphia area, including fan favorites The Lucky Well and Bánh Street.

Most recently Chad was cast on Season 9 of Food Network Star and returned as a fan Favorite in Season 10. He was a finalist on Chopped Grill Masters Napa and is currently launching a full culinary product line on Home Shopping Network, set to premiere in the summer of 2016. Chad is constantly on the hunt for new flavors and inspirations and loves to combine Asian cuisine with American BBQ. He is at his core an experimental chef who cooks by his experiences, his soul and his taste buds…


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