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"
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 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.
  • 20% off your total order from Sadler's Smokehouse online store.
  • $0.50 off TABASCO Chipotle or any pepper sauce flavor!
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Year Started: 2010

I've been cooking most of my life. Started smoking food as a hobby about 10 years ago. In 2010 Tyler Mandarich and I took a chance bought a big BBQ and started cooking for people (Bars,Graduations,Personal parties ext). Now its time to start trying to tap into some prize money. HAVING FUN is always our goal.

Hometown: Missouri Valley
State: IA
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: First try on July 27th. 3rd in Chicken 12th overall, its a great start for us now we can work on what we need to for next time. It was nice hearing our name called.

Sponsors: Working on it


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