FACT: There's been an 18% increase in contest participation by members in the past year    
FACT: 64% of KCBS members own three or more grills/smokers    
FACT: 70% of our members grill-out/cook BBQ more than 25 times per year    
FACT: 56% of Americans report having a smartphone, 77% of KCBS members do    
FACT: 70% of KCBS members use Facebook    
FACT: 55% of members choose charcoal when cooking for leisure    
FACT: 23% of KCBS members work in the food service industry as a restauranteur or caterer    
FACT: Learning from friends, family and at competitions is the best way to improve cooking skills    
Joining KCBS has its privileges!
  • The official KCBS monthly newsletter, "The Bullsheet"
  • Save $5 when you buy 3 bags of Adirondack Grilling Pellets
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 10% off all Creekstone Farms® products
  • 10% off any ICEHOLE Cooler or the option to customize your ICEHOLE Cooler with your team or KCBS logo for $50.00.
  • 15% off your total order from Papa Tony's seasonings and ribs.
  • One-day shopping pass at any Restaurant Depot location when you present your KCBS membership card.
  • $6 mail-in-rebate on premium pit-smoked Whole or Sliced Beef Briskets from Sadler's Smokehouse.
  • $0.50 off TABASCO Chipotle or any pepper sauce flavor!
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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2012

Come see us and enjoy great BBQ:

May 17-18 at the Capital Brew, BBQ and Blues Festival at the Capitol Brewery beer garden in Middleton, WI! Teams of chefs will compete with teams of BBQ pros. Like us! This is a new comp and WaunaQue is looking forward to it!

July 12 at the Bacon Brew & BBQ Festival at Angel Park in Sun Prairie, WI. There are already 7 bacon exhibitors, 17 breweries and 3 BBQ exhibitors including us signed up to give samples. So buy your tickets while you can! Get event info at www.bbbfest.com

WaunaQue is going to have a more limited competition BBQ season in 2014 due to family schedules.

In 2013, we got the calls listed in the wins section and enjoyed the January 2014 Wisconsin BBQ Posse's Frozen Bones Ribs Challenge. We cooked a full BBQ dinner for children's ministry volunteers at First Presbyterian Church of Waunakee. In Wisconsin, BBQ is good any time of year!

Hometown: Waunakee, Waunakee & Mount Horeb
State: WI
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: 2013 Pig in the Park - Whitewater, WI
2nd in People's Choice
2nd in chicken
6th in brisket
12th overall out of 39 teams

Sponsors: Christine and Sydney
Julie, Will and Aly
Steph, Ellie and Mason


Official Team Bio/Team of Year Disclaimer*

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