Welcome to the Sunshine State Steak Cook-off

We are the largest steak cook-off east of the Mississippi


Have You Ever Smelled 2500 Steaks Grilling Over Hot Coals?

On January 25, 2014, you could!

Come share in the competition, excitement and a great meal including a 16oz. Boneless Ribeye steak, baked potato, roll, salad and drink for $18.


At the Ave Maria University Bookstore or by phone at 239-304-7032 


 Be sure to get your tickets early as we have been know to sell out and YOU don't want to be left without a steak!

Click here for our SPONSORS



Does YOUR grill team have what it takes to be the Best Steak in Florida?

Grill Team Information:

Over $2,500  in Prize Money, Trophies & Bragging Rights

Top Prize:$2000.00
Contest open to:  Any Grilling Team that
 can cook
30 or more steaks and supply their own grill/rig. Charocoal & Steaks provided.
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2014

Location: Ave Maria in Collier Country, Florida
Event Begins: Check-in and line up begins around 9am, 10:30am Grill Parade down Ave Maria Blvd and steaks issued.  Grills will be lit at 3pm.  Dinner served at 5pm.  Tickets $18- includes 16 oz. Ribeye steak, baked potato, salad, roll and beverage.

If you have questions or are interested in participating or sponsoring the event, please contact:

Thomas Smith, Chairman

Rhodora J. Donahue Academy
4955 Seton Way, Ave Maria, FL 34142