This segment is sponsored by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.

AMARILLO, Texas(KAMR/KCIT) —The 65th annual DAYTONA 500 is approaching at top speed, which means plans for tailgating and home watch parties may also be underway. Whether your watch party is during the legendary main event or the season-opener the day before, your grilling expertise will be your ticket to the finish line.

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a Contractor to the Beef Checkoff, is once again partnering with the Daytona International Speedway to sponsor the 42nd season-opening race for the NASCAR Xfinity Series − the Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner.® 300. The event is set for Saturday, February 18, 2023, one day ahead of the legendary DAYTONA 500.

Chef Ryan Clark, Tucson’s Iron Chef for three consecutive years and Executive Chef for the AAA 4-Diamond and Forbes 4-Star Hotel Casino Del Sol, has two race day recipes and share his cooking tips for an easy, crowd-pleasing tailgate.