Q in the LOU PITMASTERS

 

CAREY BRINGLE

Peg Leg Porker
Nashville, TN

For more than 25 years, Carey has demonstrated his talents at the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.

Mike Emerson

Pappy's Smokehouse
St. Louis, MO

Over the years Pappy's has won numerous awards, including being voted best BBQ in St. Louis five years in a row.  

 

Mike Johnson

Sugarfire Smokehouse
St. Louis, MO

Mike created several of St. Louis’ favorite restaurants before opening Sugarfire, a smoke house serving BBQ made by world-trained chefs.

 

Brad and Brooke Orrison

THE SHED
Ocean Springs, MS

The Shed has been rated one of the top BBQ joints in the nation for the last 12 years.

Garry and Leslie Scott Roark

Ubon's Barbeque
Yazoo City, MS

Garry has led the Ubon's team to hundreds of trophies over the last 26 years and continues to compete in contests across the country.

Scott roberts

Salt Lick Bar-B-Que
Driftwood, TX

Scott has been immersed in the Texas BBQ culture ever since he helped build the original Salt Lick BBQ pit in 1965.

 

Tom Schmidt and
Haley Riley

Salt + Smoke
St. Louis, MO

Tom and Haley have been passionate about treating meat right for years and are excited to bring their Texas-style BBQ to Q in the Lou.

 

JOHN DAVID Wheeler

Memphis Barbecue Company
Horn Lake, MS

As head cook for the Natural Born Grillers BBQ team, John is one of the most awarded barbecue cooks in the world.

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MARLANDO "BIG MOE" CASON

Ponderosa BBQ
Des Moines, Iowa

"Big Moe" has been barbecuing most of his life and competing on the barbecue circuit since 2006.