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Revision as of 11:51, 27 January 2010

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Basic Event Information

  • Name: "Geek Eats: Pig Roast"
  • Organizer\POC: Omegix 11:03, 8 December 2009 (CST)
  • Date: 11/20
  • Time: 1PM
  • Location: Make Shop
  • Cost to Attend: $10 / person, or $15 for two people.


  • February 20 2010, 1:00pm - 3:00pm: Geek Eats Pig Roast


We gunna roast a pig. Mardis Gras Theme.

Planned Food

  • Roasted Pig
  • Jambalaya
  • Kool-Aid

Pot Luck Noms

  • Beans (Spacefelix can get some)
  • Potato Salad (Spacefelix can get some)
  • Jambalaya (Preaux can get access to propane burner and pot)
  • Alii will make bananas foster on site.
  • MrWorld will bring sweet potatoes
  • Ratmandu will bring horse pop

Prep Work

  • Gotta setup rotisserie
    • Building Pit on Saturday Jan 30th
      • Pit has to be covered by a metal grate in order to abide by city laws
    • Testing rotisserie at Chicken Roast
  • Hook up motor to automate rotisserie
    • Preaux welded together the first half of the Rotisserie on 1/21/09
    • First rotisserie meetup is for 1/23/2010
  • Need to build pit (Preaux recommends having this built two weeks before event: 2/7/09)
  • Need to purchase charcoal
  • Need to check with the Health Department about serving food (Alii will look into this)




  • Pig (Preaux can get a 40-50lb pig for about $150. Needs the money by the day-before, so probably going to get him cash by Feb 13th.)
    • We can recoop the cost of the pig by charging about $7 a head for the event.
    • Jeff can cover $50 up front costs for the pig. Need to cover an additional $50
    • Brian can cover $50 up front costs for the pig.
    • Opticron can cover $50 up front costs for the pig.
    • Preaux is arranging pickup and transport of pig to the event.
  • Preaux has access to a rotisserie
  • Charcoal $50
    • Charcoal needs a financial sponsor


  • if you can supply any of these items please do so
    • Meat Thermometer to ensure 170º Internal Temperature
    • " Burn Barrel" container to start coals in AKA. metal 5gal bucket
    • Chicken wire for tying pig to rotisserie spit.
    • Cinder blocks (may be able to get bricks from next door to the shop)
    • Charcoal (10lbs of charcoal per hour of cooking. 1 hour of cooking per 10lbs of pig. So 50lb pig will require 50lb of charcoal. Assuming $70 in charcoal, need to get actual price from wal-mart)


  • IRC Channel Topic


(Anything in here needs a volunteer associated, or we can assume it won't be done)

  • Announce List - jeff
  • Web Page - jeff (at least one week before on Feb 13th?)
  • NPR - Korc may have a contact at NPR. Jeff has dropped Korc an email Omegix 14:01, 26 January 2010 (CST)
  • News Paper
  • Fliers - brian is working on a flier
    • UAH
    • Monkey
    • Bandito