Tailgate Guys BBQ Show, Epsiode 111: Heath Riles, Chase Willard

Heath Riles of Heath Riles BBQ

One of competition BBQ’s majors is only a couple of weeks away and on Episode 111 of the Tailgate Guys BBQ Show Podcast, we talk it over with the great Heath Riles about his preparation for Memphis in May. Heath also tells us about his booming product business, on layering rubs vs. mixing them and a tip or two on how competition cooks might take the next step from good to great.

We go “Under the Radar” with Chase Willard from KCBS team Willard Wick BBQ out of Independence, Mo. Chase, who’s only been competing since 2019, reviews a great cook at last weekend’s Ozarks BBQ Festival following a stretch of adversity that included a house fire a week before the comp. He also talks about his former competitive passion of bull-riding.

As for the co-hosts, Lyndal reviews Team Tailgate Guys cook at Ozarks BBQ Fest and Steve is loving going back to the charcoal-cooking basics with his new Weber Kettle 22.

Thanks to our sponsor/marketing partners who make our show possible: Blues Hog BBQ Sauce, Royal Oak Charcoal, The Butcher Shoppe, Iowa BBQ Store, Affordable Income Tax & Payroll, DDR Fabrication, Arkassippi Smoke Live and The Arkassippi Combo, Vietti Marketing, In the Garden of Eden and The BBQ League.

Have a great BBQ Week!


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