Awards
 

Career Highlights

77 career cooks on the Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) professional circuit (2015-2020)

3 Grand Championships

3 Reserve Grand Championships

14 category championships

135 "top 10" category calls

44 "top 10" overalls

1 "perfect score" 180 (Ribs)

 

KCBS World Standings

#98 in KCBS World Standings - Overall (2019)

#61 in KCBS World Standings - Pork (2019)

#75 in KCBS World Standings - Overall (2018) 

#21 in KCBS World Standings - Ribs (2018)

#50 in KCBS World Standings - Chicken (2018)

#68 in KCBS World Standings - Overall (2017) 

#15 in KCBS World Standings - Ribs (2017) 

#71 in KCBS World Standings - Chicken (2017) 

#42 in KCBS World Standings - Brisket (2017) 

 

Illinois BBQ Championship

#2 in IL BBQ Championship - Pork (2019)

#5 in IL BBQ Championship - Chicken (2019)

#5 in IL BBQ Championship - Brisket (2019)

 

Memphis BBQ Network

#3 in Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest - Whole Hog (2019; recruited by Steamboat BBQ)

 

More Freakage (Non-Sanctioned Contests)

1 Grand Championship

1 Reserve Grand Championship

3 category championships

4 "top 10" overalls

11 "top 10" category calls

1 "perfect score" 180 (Ribs)

Distinctions
 

Silver Smoke Honor Award (2019)
2-day Chicken champion, Belvidere, IL (2018)
2-day Rib champion, Belvidere, IL (2018)
Nominee for Wisconsin BBQ Person of the Year (2018) 
Gattopuin Hospitality Award (2018, 2017)
1st place "People’s Choice" Pork (2018)
Advanced to Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour Regional Invitational Contest (2017)
Competition Director and Director of Judge Operations at the Windy City BBQ Classic (2015)
"Freak Flag" Smoked Irish Red Beer in collaboration with Dry City Brew Works (released 4/20/19)

Classes, Seminars & Press