We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend Mark Johnson. Mark was a wonderful member of the barbecue community and could often be found competing in or judging our contests. He will be dearly missed. To read more about Mark, click here.

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Whole Hog Barbecue Remembers Dear Friend Joe Peterson

We are saddened by the passing of our dear friend Joe Peterson. Joe was an institution in our Whole Hog Barbecue Series, taking the title of Champion a record four times. He was much beloved by his family and friends, and will be greatly missed. To learn more about Joe’s rich life and how you […]

Chris Fineran Takes Championship Title

Chris Fineran of Little River, SC took home the title of 2016 Whole Hog Barbecue Champion last weekend. With stiff competition from 23 other cooks, Fineran also took home the Showmanship and Crispy Skin prizes. Check out all the winners below. 2016 Culinary Winners Chris Fineran Amy Whitley Frankie Keene Frank Gregg 2016 Blind Taste […]