Moe Cason of Ponderosa BBQ is going to be a judge on Destination America’s BBQ Pitmasters series, and I’m stoked! For those of you who don’t know about Big Moe Cason, he’s a big corn fed pitmaster from Des Moines, Iowa and he’s a bad ass. Simply put. With a cigar smokin’ in his mouth and awesome selection of tasty meats on a couple smokers, you’re always going to get a huge heaping helping of ‘right on’ when Moe Cason is on the scene.
Here’s Moe On The Scene At BBQ Pitmasters
Moe is a Navy vet who served on the USS Missouri during Desert Shield and Desert Storm, the Des Moines, Iowa native took up BBQ as a hobby. Moe entered his first BBQ competition in June 2006 and has been hooked ever since. With 130 competitions under his belt leading his team, Ponderosa BBQ, there’s no stopping this self-taught Pitmaster.
Robby Royal and Rescue Smokers Kick Off Things in the Peach State
Three of Georgia’s greatest grillers are kicking off the new season to see who can cook the Peach State’s best ‘cue. The premiere episode of BBQ Pitmasters features Robby Royal from “Rescue Smokers” returning for a chance at redemption after his loss in last season’s semi-finals.
Eric Thomas from “The Rolling Grill” is another returning competitor who’s trying to prove that his food is worthy of naming him BBQ Pitmasters’ Georgia Champion. And newcomer John Ley from “Heavenly Hawgs” hopes his Georgia style cooking is destined to win it all. Find out who will win the first battle of the season to move on to the semi-finals for a shot at the grand prize and coveted title of BBQ Pitmasters Grand Champion.
BBQ Pitmasters Season 4 Winners Vying for $50,000 Cash
The never-ending winter has lingered for far too long. It’s time to dust off and heat up those grills because Destination America has ordered another mouth-watering season of the hit competition series, BBQ Pitmasters, premiering Saturday, April 12th at 9/8c.
The latest installment gets a jump on summer and introduces fresh meat when favorite contestant, Moe Cason joins Myron Mixon and Tuffy Stone at the judge’s table. Once again, BBQ Pitmasters transports viewers into the competitive barbecue subculture, proving that barbecue is much more than just delicious food; it’s a full-blown competitive sport.
The new season showcases a fierce competition among the best in regional BBQ – from Georgia, Texas, North Carolina, Memphis and of course, Kansas City – with teams competing for a spot in a final cook-off in which the winner boasts the ultimate barbecue bragging rights, a $50,000 cash prize from Kingsford Charcoal, and entry into the prestigious Kingsford Invitational.
“What better way to cure the winter blues than to fire up those grills in anticipation of barbecue season?” said Marc Etkind, general manager of Destination America. “Destination America is proud to celebrate the backyard warriors that light the flames of competition and encourages people across the country to dig into a much-needed early taste of summer with BBQ Pitmasters.”
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