Meet The BBQ Pro – Code 3 Spices

NAME: Chris Bohnemeier & Mike Radosevich

 

BUSINESS NAME: Code 3 Spices Inc.

 

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THE BBQ BUSINESS: 28 months Code 3 Spices launched in November of 2012

 

HOW DID YOU GET YOUR START IN BBQ: After being a backyard cook since college, we entered a 3 meat Backyard Competition and brought home 3 […]

Meet The BBQ Pro – Keith Emms

NAME: Keith Emms

 

TEAM NAME: Bald BQ

 

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH BBQ: 6 years

 

WHO DO YOU COOK WITH, HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE ON YOUR TEAM: My son Zach and his friend Drew.  Brothers, sisters in laws and nieces and nephews at the Bash

 

HOW MANY COMPETITIONS HAVE YOU COOKED IN: 20+

 

HOW DID YOU GET […]

Meet The BBQ Pro – PM BBQ

NAME:

Paul Lamers

 

RESTAURANT/BUSINESS NAME:

PM BBQ

 

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

161 Long Rd, Chesterfield, MO (in the Chesterfield Valley)

 

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH BBQ?

I started cooking competition in 2008, but was raised in a family that used a charcoal grill or smoker all year long.

 

WHATS IS YOUR COOKING STYLE AND WHAT KIND OF […]

Meet the BBQ Pro – Bill Grenko

NAME: Bill Grenko

 

TEAM NAME: Lock, Stock and Two Smokin’ Barrels (LSATSB)

 

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH BBQ: We are foodies (our live’s revolve around food) and BBQ is just one of the many foods we enjoy.

 

WHO DO YOU COOK WITH, HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE ON YOUR TEAM: Bill Grenko, Anne Grenko, Bren NuDelman, […]

Meet The BBQ Pro – Righteous Pig BBQ

NAME: Scott Muir

 

RESTAURANT NAME: Righteous Pig BBQ

 

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED: 124 east main street, Belleville,IL 62220

 

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH BBQ: 10+years

 

WHATS IS YOUR COOKING STYLE AND WHAT KIND OF COOKERS DO YOU USE: Memphis style with some twist. We use a custom built charcoal and wood smoker

 

DO YOU SERVE WET OR […]

Meet the BBQ Pro – Arthur Aguirre

NAME: Arthur Aguirre

 

TEAM NAME: Fireside Smokers

 

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH BBQ: Since May 3rd 2008. That’s the day my wife gave me a Brinkman Smoke’N Grill for my birthday…she’s regretted that gift everyday since then.

 

WHO DO YOU COOK WITH, HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE ON YOUR TEAM: I cook solo. However, my team […]

Meet The BBQ Pro – Chris Schafer

NAME: Chris Schafer

 

TEAM NAME: Heavy Smoke

 

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH BBQ: I attended my first competition in 2010 and cooked my first category in 2011

 

WHO DO YOU COOK WITH, HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE ON YOUR TEAM: There are 4 members on Heavy Smoke.  My brother in law Jim Wickerham, two friends Danny and […]

Meet the BBQ Pro – Alan Bowman

NAME: Alan Bowman

 

TEAM NAME:  I started cooking at Canadian Bakin’ as an homage to my Canadian roots and to my Ontario born wife.  In 2014, the boys at Code 3 Spices (team name Smokin’ Sirens) and I combined to form the Code 3 Spices BBQ Team

 

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH BBQ:  about […]

To Foil or Not To Foil…

Every grilling pro has his/her techniques on how to make the best bbq.  One of those techniques is called the “Texas Crutch”.  That is, foiling meat, sometimes in a braising liquid, to tenderize and speed up the cooking process.  This is a polarizing topic as many believe foiling is akin to boiling and leeches […]