December 1, 2009

Interview with TLC’s BBQ Pitmasters Series Executive Producer, John Markus

The Diva Interviews John Markus, Executive Producer of TLC’s BBQ Pitmasters My BBQ buddy Danielle Dimovski aka Diva Q posted her BBQ blog where she provides an awesome Q & A with John Markus, Executive Producer of the TLC BBQ Pitmasters series.

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November 24, 2009

Update Nov 24, 2009 – TLC BBQ Pitmasters website launched

Update Nov 24, 2009 – TLC BBQ Pitmasters website launched; Interview1 with Executive Producer John Markus (Emmy award winning writer on “The Cosby Show” and “Taxi”) by John Dawson

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October 21, 2009

Discovery Channel Press Web

Update Oct 21, 2009 – Discovery Channel Press Web – TLC Channel Press Release “TLC ADDS SIZZLE TO THE SCHEDULE WITH NEW SERIES ‘BBQ PITMASTERS'”

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October 10, 2009

Update Oct 10, 2009 – We’re on hiatus…

We’re on hiatus competing in California Sep-Nov as we’re shooting 8 episodes of a new reality TV show called BBQ Pitmasters.  Season premier is 10/9pm C, Dec 3, on TLC channel.   It follows 7 pitmasters as they travel around the country competing in large contests for cash and bragging rights.  We’re having the time of our life and have so many adventures.  Here’s a shout-out to my producers and camera crew. Stay tuned!

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August 17, 2009

Reserve Champion in Triple KCBS West Coast BBQ Championship

Reserve Champion, 1st Chicken, and several awards After turing in 13 box submissions over Sat and Sun, we were relieved that the triple KCBS West Coast BBQ Championship in Fairfield, CA, was finally over.  I thought the April Stagecoach

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August 14, 2009

News Release – Slap Yo Daddy BBQ

UPDATE Aug 12, 2009 – Wow! We made front page in, not one, but two, national BBQ publications widely read in the US.  , ,

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August 2, 2009

1st Place Ribs in Vista Smokin Q Classic August 2009

Championship BBQ samples for the public at Vista, CA We won 1st place in Ribs, 2nd in Pork, and 6th overall at the KCBS-sanctioned First Annual Vista Smokin Q Classic State Championship.   Vista is a beautiful city about 10 miles inland

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July 12, 2009

1st Place Tri Tip in Santa Maria Championship in Wild West BBQ Bash

  We’re astounded that we drove to Santa Maria, the tri tip capital of the world, and ran off with 1st place in a Tri Tip Throwdown against all the renowned championship tri tip teams from Santa Maria, local restaurants, and

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July 6, 2009

1st Place All Four KCBS Categories and GC at Way Out West BBQ Championships, Stockton, CA

Thanks everyone for your well wishes!  Mark and I are enjoying a rare winning streak the past 4 contests with 3 consecutive California State Grand Championships and a Reserve Grand Champion amid 162 teams at the Great American BBQ

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July 5, 2009

Customer Comments – June 27, 2009, BBQ 101 – Pitmaster Class, Diamond Bar, CA

Thanks for all your review comments on the June 27, 2009 BBQ 101 class. I’m glad everyone had fun and learned a lot.  I’ll adjust the next class to finish after lunch so everyone can go home after the Giganto

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