2012 Best Rib Award Winners
Jazz & Rib Fest, produced by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, announces the winners of the 2012 Best Ribs Awards. The 33nd annual Jazz & Rib Fest took place July 20–22 in The Arena District along the riverfront.
Columbus Recreation and Parks Director Alan McKnight presented the winning rib burners with trophies Sunday evening. Twenty-three rib burners competed for Critics’ Choice, Critics’ All-Ohio Champion, Big Whigs’ Award, People’s Choice, and Best Sauce.
1. Johnson’s BBQ (Chesapeake, VA)
Critics’ All-Ohio Champion
1. Jack on the Bone (Massillon, OH)
Big Whigs’ Award
1. Armadillo’s (Youngstown, OH)
1. Chicago BBQ Company (Burr Ridge, IL)
Willingham’s BBQ (Memphis, TN)
Click HERE to read more about the Jazz & Rib Fest awards!