COOKING IT OLD SCHOOL

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Authentic BBQ starts in a live-wood smoker stoked with genuine hickory logs. Our pitmasters hand-rub the meats with a custom blend of spices and cook for hours to extract the natural flavors.  

BOLD TO THE BONE

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Before we serve our ribs, we pull them out of the smoker and toss them on the grill to caramelize the sauces, creating a chargrilled sweetness on the outside locking in the deep-down smoky flavor.

PITMASTER RULES: RESPECT THE CUT

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We source the highest quality meats and trim them up like we’re in a competition. We hand-rub them with the freshest seasonings available.

AWARD-WINNING SAUCE

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From Rich & Sassy® to Sweet & Zesty® to Pineapple Rage®, our original sauces let you create your own legendary BBQ experience.

What’s your favorite sauce?

700 AWARDS & COUNTING

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We’re passionate about BBQ—and honored that BBQ lovers from coast to coast continue to select us as America’s best. 

Check out our extensive list of awards.

THERE REALLY IS A FAMOUS DAVE!

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Our champion pitmaster Famous Dave Anderson has won some of the most coveted BBQ awards in the nation. He’s a BBQ encyclopedia, a man who has spent his life in pursuit of BBQ perfection. 

Meet Famous Dave!