WCL: 25th Naperville Ribfest

We're cooking with Mark Link of Uncle Bub's BBQ Restaurant and Catering.

Naperville Ribfest consists of family activities throughout the event including a circus and magic show, and music. This year's musical lineup consists of Steve Miller Band, Joe Walsh, ZZ Top, Joe Nichols, Thompson Square, Leftover Salmon and moe. to name a few of the 43 bands that will be hitting the stage over the 5 day event. The event runs from June 29, 4-10 pm and June 30 - July 3, noon to 10 pm in Knoch Park, Naperville.

Ticket prices vary each day and kids 11-under are always free with a paying adult. Tickets give patrons access to the park, including the carnival area, family area, food vendors and the musical entertainment. Tickets for all Ribfest entertainment are available at www.ribfest.net and will be date specific.

Uncle Bub's BBQ Restaurant and Catering was born in 1997 in Westmont, Illinois. Unlike the franchise-driven competition, Uncle Bub's remains family owned and operated, carefully attending to every detail through its steady growth process. Uncle Bubs BBQ offers a variety of services to accommodate everyone. From the fast, casual family friendly restaurant open seven days a week that will seat up to 185 guests.

One of the ways to constantly challenge and hone one's culinary skills is through competition. BBQ competitions are a weekend way of life for our BBQ experts that travel regularly competing against the toughest pit masters in the country. Throughout the past fourteen years, Uncle Bub's has brought home a number of BBQ's highest honors, including first place honors for both ribs and BBQ sauce in Chicago lands largest BBQ event, Naperville Ribfest. Some of the most recent accomplishments are 1st place ribs from Glendale Arizona and Wichita Kansas, where Uncle Bubs BBQ was also selected as the people's choice award. In 2011 we were recognized for, "Greatest Sauce in America" from Cleveland Ohio, 1st place sauce in Reno Nevada at the Nugget Ribfest as well as first place ribs in Davenport Iowa and Mankato Minnesota.

Uncle Bub's BBQ Restaurant and Catering
132 South Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
(630) 493-9000