Summer BBQ at Dimond Park! – Sun, Sept 14

Posted on Aug 22, 2014 in News Archive, Past Events


 Let’s end the summer togayder and together! This year’s event will be a potluck style and BYODD (bring your own dishes & drinks), so please bring a dish/food item to share and/or something to grill. APIQWTC will supply the charcoal, grills, paper plates, utensils, coolers and ice.

WHERE: Dimond Park, 3860 Hanly Rd, Oakland, Redwood Grove picnic site (next to tennis courts by Fruitvale Ave)  ADA-Accessible
WHEN: Sunday, Sept 14 from 1:00-4:30 pm

WHO: You, friends, family, children, pets (on-leash) 
BRING: A dish, snackies, drinks and/or something to grill, GAMES, Friends, Pets
COST: Free (donations appreciated) 

In addition, to help everyone track who is bringing what to the picnic, you are invited to note your contribution on this spreadsheet.  This will help us to have a balanced offering in our dishes: Click here -> Potluck Signup

This year, for the first time, there will be an exciting opportunity for all you foodies and chefs out there: We will be holding our first annual “TOP API CHEF” cooking contest at the picnic!  

For those who are “Top Chef” fans (and Kristen Kish fans – winner of Top Chef Season 10, and a badass/awesome queer Korean American chef/model), we will be hosting a Quickfire Challenge.  All participating cheftestants/contestents will be given some simple ingredients to create the most delicious dish using a bbq grill.  Top 3 cheftestants will receive exciting cash prizes!!  All picnic participants will be invited to taste and judge the dishes, and winners will be determined by popular vote.

If you would like to be a cheftestant, please RSVP to .  You will receive more details after you RSVP.  This contest does not require refined cooking skills, just the desire and willingness to have fun in creating a yummy dish on the fly!
Kids, allies and families welcome!  We’ll also have field games for both adults and children with prizes! 



“Great food and company! Thanks for coming and making this event amazing!”

From APIQWTC Potluck Picnic 9/14/14. Posted by APIQWTC – Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women & Transgender Community on 9/16/2014 (157 items)

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