Pig Roast 2009

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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: TBD
  • Location: Make Shop
  • Cost to Attend: TBD \ Donation


  • February 20 2010, 6:00pm - 9:00pm: Geek Eats Pig Roast


We gunna roast a pig. Mardis Gras Theme.

Prep Work

  • Gotta setup rotisserie
  • Hook up motor to automate rotisserie
    • First rotisserie meetup is for 1/23/2010



  • 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
  • Beans (Spacefelix can get some)
  • Potato Salad (Spacefelix can get some)
  • Jambalaya (Preaux can get access to propane burner and pot)


  • 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
    • Charcoal


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