Category Archives: BBQ Pitmasters

BBQ Pitmasters Season 4 Premiering November 17

With the success of BBQ Pitmasters Season 3, it was no surprise that the show was picked up for a fourth season.  What is surprising (to me, at least) is that season 4 premiers in 3 weeks!  As you may be aware, season 4 concentrates on regional styles of BBQ to determine who is the best BBQ Pitmaster for a particular region.  Below is the press release from Destination America (picture below courtesy of Discovery):

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BBQ Pitmasters Season 4 Videos

Season 4 of BBQ Pitmasters is coming up real soon, so I wanted to share with you some of the submission videos.  Let me know if I missed anyone.

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The Adventures of a Worthless Nut on BBQ Pitmasters

With submissions being accepted for Season 4 of BBQ Pitmasters, I’m happy to publish another account of being on Season 3.  Today’s post comes courtesy of Rob Marion of 2 Worthless Nuts.  Rob is one of the most well-respected competitors on the circuit.  His dedication to assisting with the military and charitable causes is unparalleled.  So without further delay, here’s Rob talking about BBQ Pitmasters in his own words…

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BBQ Pitmasters In Their Own Words: Cotton Patch Cooking Crew

Last week, we had Randy Hill of Southern Krunk Burn One Boys BBQ talk about his experience of being on BBQ Pitmasters, with Charles and Alli Wilson of C-Dub’s Corruption BBQ Crew talking about their experience the week before.  I won’t waste any more time with a lengthy introduction – here’s Hank Vaiden of Cotton Patch Cooking Crew talking about BBQ Pitmasters, in his own words…

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BBQ Pitmasters In Their Own Words: Southern Krunk Burn One Boys BBQ

With Season 3 of BBQ Pitmasters all wrapped up and re-runs going on Destination America, it’s time to take another look at the experience of being on BBQ Pitmasters through the eyes of the contestants.  Last week, C-Dub’s Corruption BBQ Crew gave us their perspective on being on the show for episode #3.  This week’s post comes from Randy Hill of Southern Krunk Burn One Boys BBQ, easily one of the more entertaining contestants this season.  So without further delay, here’s Southern Krunk Burn One Boys BBQ talking about BBQ Pitmasters, in their own words…

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BBQ Pitmasters In Their Own Words: C-Dub’s Corruption BBQ Crew

I have to say that I enjoyed Season 3 of BBQ Pitmasters far more than Season 2.  I hope you all were able to watch and participate in the Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game.  While I was lucky enough to attend the season finale filming in Lexington, NC, it’s still an outsider’s perspective.  People really want to know this one question: “What was it like being on BBQ Pitmasters?”  Luckily, I’ve found some people willing to share their story.

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Recap: BBQ Pitmasters Season 3 Finale – Final Drink Count

Lexington, NC was the site for the finale for BBQ Pitmasters Season 3.  This episode brought the winners from the previous 5 episodes together in the self-proclaimed BBQ Capital of the US to determine who would be the winner of the $50,000 prize as well as a spot in the Kingsford Invitational. 

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BBQ Pitmasters Season Finale, Plus Episode 5 Recap

The finale for Season 3 of BBQ Pitmasters is tonight.  It was filmed in Lexington, NC at the BBQ Capital Cook Off, and the contestants in this episode are cooking pork shoulder and spare ribs.  This episode will feature the winners from the previous 5 episodes:

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Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game Tally – Episode 4

Episode 4 of BBQ Pitmasters Season 3 is now in the books.  The official motto for this episode should be “If it wasn’t for injections, I’d be sober”.

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Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game Tally – Episode 3

Last week, the rules for the Unofficially Official BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game were announced in time for the third episode of the current season.  As you may know already, the first five episodes will feature 15 BBQ pitmasters (that’s three per episode) competing at various BBQ festivals throughout the country for a spot in the winner-take-all season finale.  The winner of the finale receives $50,000, an invitation to the Kingsford Invitational, and the coveted title of Kingsford BBQ Pitmasters Grand Champion.  Three of the most well-known BBQ personalities are serving as judges for this season – Myron Mixon of Jack’s Old South, Tuffy Stone of Cool Smoke, and Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue. Continue reading