Congratulations to Pat Burke of Napa, who for the third year running vanquished the competition in a fund-raising barbecue cook-off to benefit local schoolchildren.
The reports that Burke, a longtime barbecue competitor who works at Judd's Hill Winery, beat restaurant chef in a taste test judged by ticketholders to the event held Sunday afternoon at the .
Sponsored by the nonprofit , the "BBQ and Beer Battle" raised $10,000 to benefit the Music Connection, which makes musical instruments and music education avalailable to underprivileged children in local public schools, according to the Register report.
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