posted on June 03, 2014
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The Winningest Man in BBQ!
Myron Mixon is the three-time World Barbecue Champion and known as the "winningest man in barbecue". He is the Chief Cook of the Jack's Old South Competition Barbecue team; the star of Destination America's BBQ Pitmasters; the author of the New York Times bestselling cookbook "Smokin' with Myron Mixon: Recipes Made Simple, from the Winningest Man in Barbecue" (Random House, May 2011) and "Everyday Barbecue" (Random House, May 2013).
He is widely recognized as the most successful and charismatic man in barbecue. Myron competed in his first competition in Augusta, Georgia, in 1996, where he took first place in whole hog, first place in pork ribs and third in pork shoulder. Since then, he's won more barbecue competitions than anyone else in the world. He's won over 180 grand championships resulting in over 1,700 total trophies, 30 state championships, 8 Team of the Year awards, and 11 nation championships. Myron's team has taken three first place whole hogs at the Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue Competition; has been the Grand Champion at the World Championship in Memphis in May, Kansas City BBQ Society and Florida BBQ Association in the same year. Most recently, he was inducted into the Barbecue Hall of Fame in Kansas City, Missouri.
He has several products in the marketplace, including sauces and rubs, custom-built smokers for professionals, and a line of backyard smokers. He also runs a barbecue school out of his cooking pavilion in Unadilla, Georgia. In addition to be the star of BBQ Pitmasters and the series BBQ Kings, Myron has also made numerous national television appearances, including on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson, ABC's Good Morning America, NBC's TODAY, and QVC; he's been featured on several television networks, including the Food Network, the Discovery Channel, the History Channel, the Travel Channel, and the Versus Network.
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