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Food Vendor Information

The Prince George’s Health Department requires that every food vendor obtain a permit for the preparation and distribution of food.  Inspection will be held the morning of the event. Obtaining required permits are the sole responsibility of the vendor. A permit is $25 when paid 14 days prior to event, $75 thereafter. This is a separate check to be submitted directly to the Health Department with permit application. Click here for the Prince George's county Health Department.

• Submit a complete Food Application with required documents.
• Submit a menu with price list.
• Applications will be reviewed within ten (10) business days.
• Only money orders or cash will be accepted. Please make money order payable to M-NCPPC.
• All vendors must have General Liability Insurance of no less than $500,000.
• The sale and consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited.
• All food vendors must supply their own flame retardant tent, tables and chairs.
• The Beltway BBQ Showdown is a family event; decorations are encouraged.
• The Showdown Committee will not be responsible for any loss.
• Once your completed registration is received, your business / trade name will be posted on this web site for advertising!

Adobe PDF Icon Download BBQ Food Vendor Application 2013

For additional information on becoming a food vendor, contact Antoinette Beacham at 301-297-4648 or

Beltway BBQ Showdown Facts

June 6 & 7 2014

  • Teen Grill Off - June 6, 6-10 pm
  • BBQ Showdown - June 7, 12-7 pm
  • Free parking
  • Admission $2/person;
    Children 12 & under FREE
  • Tucker Road Athletic Complex
    1770 Tucker Road
    Fort Washington, MD 20744