February 14, 2009

So. Cal. Q-Fest 2009 Awards Ceremony

The East Shore RV Park by Puddingstone Lake in San Dimas,CA, was the perfect setting for the 2009 Q-Fest Awards  Ceremony Brent Walton, 2008 CBBQA president, awarded trophies and plaques to all the Team of the

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February 7, 2009

2009 Palm Desert Cook Off (IBCA)

This was a good warm up first-round practice for 2009. There was a pang of rookie nostalgia as it was here at Palm Desert in 2008 where we somehow completed our first ever contest and miraculously took RC. I feel

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February 4, 2009

WOW!!! Harry gets call from Bobby’s Production Team after video is uploaded!

On Feb 3, I posted that last Saturday, my childhood buddy Peter, who’s a professional videographer, shot and edited a 4-minute Bobby Flay audition video for me (please wait for it to load).  Peter submitted the video for me today (I couldn’t

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February 3, 2009

Making Bobby Flay’s Audition Video

In response to a recent casting call posted at the California BBQ Association website, I shot a 4-minute audition video on January 31, 2009 to be submitted for the Food Network’s Bobby Flay Grill It program.  I’ve followed Bobby’s career for many

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December 14, 2008

Grand Champion at last California BBQ Contest 2008

Wow! Just got done unpacking from Sunburst and am still pinching myself about our surprising first-time Grand Champion win with 1st Place Chicken, 1st Place Ribs, 2nd Place Pork, and 6th Place Brisket among 18 teams.What a great way to

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April 5, 2008

Reserve Grand Champion – 2008 Ground Hog BBQ Cook-Off

Wow! It’s the day after and I’m still pinching myself! I vaguely remember taking the walk four times at our first ever BBQ contest! Amid the blur from lack of sleep, many things that went wrong (and right), and

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