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Hiawassee GA - Georgia Mountain Fire & Smoke Cooking Festival at Georgia Mtn Fairground

Fire & Smoke Cooking Festival

Georgia Mountain Fire & Smoke Cooking Festival

May 17th, 2024, Meet & Greet party from 5pm-8pm

May 18th, 2024, Cooking Festival from 9am-4pm
Tasting Ticket: $30

Come and experience this culinary feast featuring over 100 cooks/chefs preparing their speciality items and giving generous samples of their preparations to all paid attendees. They will be cooking on many top-of-the-line grills/griddles/smokers such as Primo Ceramic Grills, Big Green Eggs, and Blackstone Griddles.

This festival is taking the place of the GA Mountain Big Green Eggfest which was the largest satellite Eggfest in the country for 10 amazing years. We're making this festival bigger and better by expanding our theme and adding a variety of cookers/griddles/grills that will enhance the experience of all attendees.

From savory barbecues to delectable desserts, our festival will offer a diverse selection of culinary creations. Feel free to ask questions and interact with the cooks/chefs and learn new recipes, discover innovative cooking methods, and get inspired by the creativity of our talented cooks/chefs.

If all this wasn't enough, be sure to attend our Meet & Greet celebration Friday evening (05/17) at 5:00 PM being held in the antique farm museum at Georgia Mountain Fair's Main Exhibit Hall. Just bring a dish to share, or cook on one of our Primo Ceramic Grills and listen to our live bluegrass band ! Beer and wine will be available for purchase or you may bring your own beverage of choice. There is very limited parking at the Exhibit Hall so please use our shuttle which will be running continuously from the main parking areas to the Exhibit Hall.

This is an innovative and one-of-a-kind event that you don't want to miss. So mark your calendars and join us for a day filled with amazing gastronomic adventures and unforgettable memories.

We look forward to seeing you here!

For questions about the event please contact John Hall at

May 18, 2024

Cost: $30.00



Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
1311 Music Hall Road
Hiawassee , GA 30546

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Contact: Hilda Thomason

Phone: 706-896-4191
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