By Jean Lotus
$750 John Spielman
$500 Don Cheval
$250 Toni Tintari
Forest Park's 7th annual Ribfest took place Saturday, Sept. 14. Last year's champion John Spielman, once again scored highest in the rib contest blind judged by members of the Kansas City Barbeque Society.
Second place winner was former Forest Park firefighter Don Cheval and third place winner was Toni Tintari.
A total of 23 contestants brought their smokers to the Forest Park Picnic Grove, 7824 Madison Street, and smoked ribs without use of propane or electricity.