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.


12:45-1:30pm || “Live-Fire” Charcoal cooked Rib-eye Steaks, Chorizo butter, Herb salad


2:15-3:00pm || Smoked Whole Wings with Vietnamese Funk Sauce, finished in charcoal and tossed with fried garlic and mint


3:45-4:30pm || 15-spice Dry-Rub Pork Ribs with Memphis Mustard Slaw



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 barbeque, having won a serious 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 in development on several new TV concepts. 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 and experimental chef who cooks by his experiences, his soul and his taste buds…

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