Murrieta Firefighters Unveil New Recipe, Technique for Annual Barbecue

Thousands of people attend the barbecue event, which also features vendors and other attractions.

The following is a news release from the Murrieta Fire Department: 

The Murrieta Fire Department personnel have displayed yet another way they are innovating and changing the way things are done. 

This year's 67th barbecue on April 13, from 11:30 am- 4:30 pm will be different in order to adapt to changing requirements in the food handling industry. 

[RELATED: Read more about the history of the Murrieta Firefighters' Barbecue here]

No longer will the pit barbecue concept be used, however firefighters have used their expertise in the fabrication of metal to construct a giant meat smoker capable of holding 80 roasts. The concept, design, and fabrication were all done by the firefighters.

The meat which was a shoulder roast in the past will be tri-tip roast rubbed with seasonings and then cooked for nearly two hours resulting in a plump and crusty finished roast. 

The meat will be thinly sliced on a bun and served with beans and potato salad and a drink for $10.00. A kid’s option will include hotdogs and chips for $5.00. 

This second longest lasting event in Riverside County is a great tradition and we invite not only the local community, but all would like to share a great experience.


Born & Raised Here April 03, 2014 at 09:38 PM
No prob George, you are not invited !


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