Welcome to the Sunshine State Steak Cook-off

                                           ! The largest steak cook-off east of the Mississippi !


Have You Ever Smelled 2500 Steaks Grilling Over Hot Coals?

On January 24, 2015, you could!

Come share in the competition, excitement and a great meal.

Dinner Tickets include:  16oz. Boneless Ribeye Steak, corn, salad and drink for $20 in advance/day of $25 until sold out. It is strongly recommended that you purchase tickets early as the event has sold out in past years.

Grills are lit at 3pm and the serving line opens from 5pm to 6pm. Sides are picked up in the serving line and you get your steak from the team of your choice!

All proceeds support the academy's Immokalee Scholarship Fund. 






Over 20 teams will be competing for the Title of the best Steak in the Sunshine State.  If  you would like to join the competition some details are below.

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.

The day begins at 10:30 with the Grill Team parade and includes live music, vendors, a 5K Ribeye Run, family activities and more!  Serving lines open at 5pm and awards to grill teams are announced at 6:30pm.  Check back for more updates and details!

Location: Ave Maria in Collier Country, Florida

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
thomas.smith@avemaria.edu  -  239-280-2536