Love the Whole Hog Barbecue Series? Join us for the Whole Hog Barbecue Summit on Feb. 24 at the Lenoir County Livestock Arena! Cooks, judges and festival organizers are invited to join us for a day of learning, fellowship and delicious, whole hog barbecue! This idea started as an opportunity to train judges, but then […]

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Kevin Peterson Wins 2017 Whole Hog Barbecue Championship

Kevin Peterson of Showtime’s Legit BBQ in Benson, N.C. took home the title of 2017 Whole Hog Barbecue Champion on September 30. With stiff competition from 27 other cooks, Peterson also took home the Blind Taste and Crispy Skin prizes. Check out all the winners below. 2017 Culinary Winners Kevin Peterson Charlie Meeks Ernest Twisdale […]

All-Woman Team Takes on Whole Hog Barbecue

On September 15, 2017, five friends got a taste of the excitement and flurry surrounding the Whole Hog Barbecue Series when they decided at the last minute to form an all-woman team and enter their first Whole Hog Barbecue Series competition, Clayton Squealin’ on the Square, just one week before the competition was set to […]