Jeff Clark, owner of
Sands Restaurant, displays his world record Pork Burger. Jeff was
the driving force for the Silver Lake Sand Dunes BBQ Cook-off held
each year on the second Saturday of September. The Annual event is
sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society and draws thousands of
visitors to the Silver Lake Sand Dunes. It is a fun time and
provides another good reason to visit Oceana County in the fall.
City Barbeque Society
Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) was founded in 1986. With
over 10,000 members worldwide, it is the world’s largest
organization of barbecue and grilling enthusiasts. KCBS is a
nonprofit organization dedicated to "promoting barbecue as America's
cuisine and having fun while doing so."
KCBS sanctions nearly
300 barbecue contests across the U.S. each year and offers
assistance to civic and charitable organizations with producing
these events. The KCBS has developed a set of rules and regulations
that govern all official KCBS competitions.
educational programs, consultation services and civic organization
presentations to help spread the gospel of barbecue. The mission of
the Kansas City Barbeque Society is to celebrate, teach, preserve
and promote barbecue as a culinary technique, sport and art form.