Fall weather, Saturday sun added to perfect setting for Front Porch annual BBQ event in Pratt

Jennifer Stultz
Pratt Tribune
BBQ chef stations wind around the back drive of the east parking lot at The Front Porch on Saturday noon for an annual cook-off festival that featured a wide variety of grilled or smoked food  items, including ribs, brisket, pork chops, chicken, pulled pork, steak sandwiches, Asian rice bowls and a wide variety of sides and desserts in Pratt.
Free will donations totaled more than $1,200 on Saturday afternoon made during the annual Front Porch BBQ Festival in Pratt. JAG-K students from Pratt helped set up and tear down tables and chairs for the event.
BBQ chefs Jeff Craft and Arthur Oltmanns worked all night to smoke their ribs and pork to perfection, and served it up to the public Saturday at the Front Porch BBQ Festival in Pratt.
Prattans (from left) Emma Gwin, Marissa Gwin and Angie Branscom joined many who took advantage of beautiful weather Saturday to enjoy a noon Front Porch BBQ Festival in Pratt. Mike McGoveney was happy to serve up some of his super-duper pork chops, corn on the cob and other specialties from his grill.
Pratt law enforcement personnel joined community members in a Front Porch BBQ Festival meal Saturday noon in Pratt.
Pastor Scott Powell and his wife, Stacy Powell, contemplate just how many Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches they cooked and served on Saturday at the Front Porch BBQ Festival in Pratt.