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The Best Value in Town

Welcome to the home of Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off &am; Beer Fest, recently named one of 15 Can’t Miss Food Events in Cleveland. Year to year, some things never change about the Cook-Off. From face-painting to a rock climbing wall, Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off & Beer Fest makes a special effort to create family friendly environment with a picnic style atmosphere. Our Festival offers FREE PARKING ALL WEEKEND LONG, FREE ADMISSION for kids under 12, and in celebration of National Military Appreciation Month, on Monday (Memorial Day), Retired & Active-Duty Military personnel showing proper military ID will be admitted for FREE. General Admission is FREE ON FRIDAY BEFORE 5PM, ONLY $10 AFTER 5PM, AND JUST $10 ON SATURDAY, SUNDAY, AND MONDAY (MEMORIAL DAY). MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT is FREE all weekend long with your paid cook-off admission.

 


 

Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest QualifierNathan’s Famous, in partnership with Giant Eagle, made a stop at Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off & Beer Fest for a qualifying event on Saturday, May 27th with a spot in the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating contest on the line. The top male & top female competitors punched their ticket to the July 4th championship. The Top Male was Geoffrey Esper from Oxford Mass who ate 50 hot dogs in 10 minutes. This will be his 6th trip to the Coney Island finals where he finished 2nd Overall last year. The Top Female Finisher was Larell Marie Mele, from Pennsylvania, eating 15 1/2 hot dogs in 10 minutes. She is the only female to qualify and participate in the International Championship at Coney Island 14 years in a row.

Top Female Finisher today was Larell Marie Mele (15 1/2 hot dogs in 10 minutes) and Top Male Finisher, Geoffrey Esper (50 hot dogs in 10 minutes)

 


 

Top: Miss Berea, Annalise Kammerman (2nd from left) with Court Members (left to right) Allister Thomas, Myla Miller, Jordyn Maddox.  Bottom Left: Co-Miss Berea Teens Rayna Boyle and Elizabeth Spencer.  Bottom Right: Co-Miss Berea  Pre-Teens Ali Dobrunick and Vivian McManis.

Top: Miss Berea, Annalise Kammerman (2nd from left) with Court Members (left to right) Allister Thomas, Myla Miller, and Jordyn Maddox. Bottom Left: Co-Miss Berea Teens Rayna Boyle and Elizabeth Spencer. Bottom Right: Co-Miss Berea Pre-Teens Ali Dobrunick and Vivian McManis.

Congrats to This Year’s Winners

2023 Miss Berea Winners
  • Miss BereaAnnalise Kammerman
  • Court Members:Allister Thomas, Myla Miller, Jordyn Maddox
  • Co-Miss Berea TeenRayna Boyle
  • Co-Miss Berea TeenElizabeth Spencer
  • Co-Miss Berea Pre-TeenAli Dobrunick
  • Co-Miss Berea Pre-TeenVivian McManis
 

 


 

Call for Artists & Crafters

Arts & Crafts ShowBerea’s National Rib Cook-Off & Beer Fest is seeking handmade crafters to display and sell their work at the cook-off. If you are interested, please contact Marie Pochatek by email at Gristhree@hotmail.com or by phone at 440-234-5181.

 


 

Notice: Forms of Payments Accepted at Berea Rib

For 2023, tickets will be sold EXCLUSIVELY at the Gate and payment for admission is CASH ONLY.

All Vendors (including Rib Teams, Misc. Food Vendors, Arcade Games, etc.) take Cash. Some, but not all, take credit cards.

ATM’s are available onsite.