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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    
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KCBS Team Bios

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Year Started: 2011
Members:
MELISSA TANKSLEY

Formerly known as Mad Maui.
Melissa Tanksley, Pit Mistress
Robert Protocollo, Pit Boss
Kathy Protocollo, Pit Bull
Daryl French, Pit Bitch

Hometown: Oceanside
State: CA
Country: US


Most wins in a year: 4

Biggest Wins: 1st place, Iron chef, 2nd Annual Wild West BBQ Championship at Knotts, 2011

1st place, people's choice, The Little Engine That Could State Championship, 2011

2nd place, Iron chef, The Little Engine That Could State Championship, 2011

3rd place, Pork Ribs, The Little Engine That Could State Championship, 2011

7th place, Brisket, Lake Havasu Music Brews and BBQ Championship, 2012


Sponsors: T&H Prime Meats, San Marcos
Mama's & Papa's Pizza Grotto, Vista
A-1 Radiator & Complete Auto Repair, Vista



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