New Cooker added to Twyford BBQ

WicThe latest addition to our collection of Ole Hickory CTO’s is “Wic”.  I bought this when I cooked a contest in Florida earlier this winter.  We plan to use this trailer-mounted CTO for on-site catering as well as for extra capacity.  We’ll probably also use this for competitions that are far enough away that taking the 5th wheel would be too expensive.

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Whole Hog BBQ

026We are honored to say the DOT Food, Mt. Sterling, IL who is the largest food re-distributor in the United States is one of our customers. The cooler warehouse at DOT went 365 days with out an accident on any of the shifts.  To honor the cooler team, we served them a Whole Hog BBQ. We did a whole hog for each of the four shifts along with side items. The team was very excited and happy with the pork. Here are a few pictures of one of the events. And, thank you DOT Foods for letting us serve you.

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We’re Off to Austin!

BC-LogoFollow us as we travel to the heart of Texas for the National Barbeque Association Conference and Expo in Austin, Texas.  The suitcases are packed, our presentations are as ready as they’ll ever be and we’re headed to Texas – via O’Hare…..(hopefully there’s enough time for  two out of shape BBQ’ers to make the connection).

The itinerary shapes up like this:

Monday — we travel, hook up with friends and get into a Texas state of mind;

Tuesday – Bus tour of legendary BBQ joints off the beaten path;

Wednesday – Bus tour of famous BBQ joints in the Austin Area;

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Famous Dave Anderson

006At the National BBQ Association I had the pleasure of meeting Dave Anderson, of “Famous Dave’s BBQ”  Dave is the founder and guiding force behind the 176 location chain with locations across the US. Dave is a very nice guy and has a true passion for BBQ.