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Are you interested in taking part in the Heart of Georgia EggFest and helping support our local Children’s Hospital by competing? Register as an individual or a multi-person cooking team, to be a part of this great event. This event is scheduled for June 11th, 2022 and the Deadline to register is June 1st, 2020. There is a $30 registration fee that goes directly to the Children’s Miracle Network in support of our local Children’s Hospital.

As an EggFest Chef, you can prepare anything you like to serve. We’ll have the lighting of the Eggs at 8 a.m. on Saturday and you may prepare proteins, sauces etc. ahead of time. EggChefs should be prepared to provide a minimum of 400-500 bite-sized samples to our tasters.

Long Cooks: EggChef’s who want to cook briskets, pork shoulders or other long cooks that can’t be accomplished between the lighting of the Eggs and 11am, may choose to start their cooks on their Eggs at home, as long as they adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Cooking items must be finished on a Big Green Egg at the Heart of Georgia EggFest.
  • EggChef’s must follow Food Safe guidelines and ensure that the protein temperature has not been between 41-135 degrees for more than four hours. The internal temperature must reach between 145 degrees whole or 155 degrees if injected.
  • Free Drinking Water for all Cooking teams, courtesy of Ace of Gray.

Remember, you are providing bite-sized samples – you are not expected to provide a meal. More is fine and you are encouraged to show off your skills!

What to bring:

If you are bringing your own Egg, then please load your Egg in Early Saturday Morning. If you are using a Demo Egg, it will be on site Friday. All Demo Eggs are to be coordinated with Christopher Davis @ Ace of Gray – 478-986-9200 or

Cooks are required to bring all the ingredients required for your dishes. This includes all your own food, plus what you need to cook, such as:

  • Tents
  • Thermometer
  • BBQ Tools
  • Oven Mitts
  • Smoking Wood
  • Seasonings
  • Nonstick Cooking Spray
  • Paper Plates
  • Foil
  • Paper Towels
  • Napkins
  • Toothpicks
  • Plastic Utensils
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Food Coolers
  • Knives
  • Cutting Boards
  • Ace of Gray will provide each cook a table and trash can


If you use a demo Egg, you will have a Large, XL, or 2XL Big Green Egg. You can bring your own Eggcessories. Eggcessories that will not be provided, but are available at a discount for EggChef’s through Ace of Gray, such as:

Vertical Roaster
Drip Pan
Grill Extender
Pizza Stone

Have fun and make sure to interact with your guests and tasters. Personality and service are all part of a great tasting experience.


Our tasters will choose the top 3 Cook’s (1 prize per cook/team), So prepare great food and entertain well!


  • 1st Place: Large Big Green Egg
  • 2nd Place: 65 Yukon Cooler
  • 3rd Place: $250 Ace of Gray Gift Card



Schedule of Events:


8 am: Lighting of the Eggs

3 pm: End of Cooking and Cooks Awards will be announced

3:30-6pm: Load up and out. Demo Eggs that were sold will be picked up at this time.

To register, simply fill out our registration form.
If you have any questions, simply enter your question in the comments or call Christopher 478-986-9200.