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Miller's Crossing Hosts Annual BBQ Competition Event Benefiting Friends of Jake

Chris Kimball | Published on 3/15/2024

Cranston, RI – April 4, 2024 – Miller's Crossing is thrilled to announce its upcoming Annual BBQ Competition Event, set to take place on September 14th, 2024. This highly anticipated event, hosted by Captain Nathan Slinn, promises a day of mouthwatering barbecue, lively entertainment, and community camaraderie, all in support of a noble cause – the Friends of Jake organization.

Sanctioned by NEBS, this contest qualifies for the 2024 Ken Dakai Cup

Please note that team spots are going fast and space is limited.

2024 Millers Crossing Cook's Packet
2024 Millers Crossing Judge Application

Friends of Jake is a local charity dedicated to making a positive impact in the community, and the Annual BBQ Competition Event serves as a vital fundraiser to support their initiatives. Captain Nathan Slinn, along with the dedicated team at Miller's Crossing, invites the community to join in this celebration of food, fun, and philanthropy.

Attendees can look forward to a tantalizing array of barbecue delights, expertly prepared by talented chefs competing for the title of BBQ champion. From succulent ribs to savory brisket, there's something to satisfy every palate. In addition to the culinary delights, the event will feature live music, exciting auctions, thrilling raffles, and a 50/50 draw, ensuring there's never a dull moment.

The event will be held at Miller's Crossing, located at 43 Old Bald Hill Road, Cranston, RI 02920. Admission tickets will be available for purchase in advance or at the door, with all proceeds directly benefiting Friends of Jake.

For more information about the Annual BBQ Competition Event or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Captain Nathan Slinn at

Don't miss out on the chance to enjoy great food, entertainment, and company while supporting a worthy cause. Mark your calendars for September 14th and join us at Miller's Crossing for an unforgettable day of BBQ and community spirit!

For More Information & To Sign Up
Contact Capt. Nate Slinn at