First-time team wins first Brisket Cook-Off

2019 Brawley Cattle Call Queen Jessica Friley (right), Teen Queen Demi Vogel and Junior Queen Abigail Childers (left) pose with members of Diggin Deep BBQ after the team won first place during the IV Invitational Brisket Cook-Off on Saturday in Brawley. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

BRAWLEY — There is now an official title holder for Best Brisket in Imperial Valley.

A group of coworkers calling themselves Diggin Deep BBQ captured the bragging rights at the inaugural IV Invitational Brisket Cook-Off, which took place Saturday at Las Chabelas restaurant.

First-time team wins first Brisket Cook-Off

Big Boys BBQ team member Joe Barraza (left) prepares a sample tray for a guest during the IV Invitational Brisket Cook-Off on Saturday in Brawley. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

First-time team wins first Brisket Cook-Off

Shannon Johnston of the Brawley Cattle Call Queen Royalty Association (right) serves a sample tray of brisket to a guest during the IV Invitational Brisket Cook-Off on Saturday in Brawley. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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