NRG Park - Green Lot

26 April 2015

2015 Houston Barbecue Festival

2015 Participants

Blake’s BBQ & Burgers

The Brisket House

Blood Bros BBQ

Brooks’ Place BBQ

CorkScrew BBQ

El Burro & the Bull

Fainmous BBQ

Feges BBQ

Gatlin’s BBQ


Killen’s Barbecue

Lenox Bar-B-Q

Louie Mueller Barbecue

Oak Leaf Smokehouse

Pappa Charlies Barbeque

Pinkerton’s Barbecue

Pizzitola’s Bar-B-Cue

Ray’s BBQ Shack

Roegels Barbecue Co.

Southside Market & BBQ

Spring Creek Barbeque

Tin Roof BBQ

The Wooden Spoke

Number of guests: 1975

Band: The Palisades

Sponsors: Gables Upper Kirby, Mama’s Jewelry Box, Saint Arnold, Pitts & Spitts, Savory Spice Shop, State Farm, Texas Premium Charcoal, Vita-Living


2015 pitmasters

2015 HOUBBQ Festival Pitmasters

Back row (l-r): Wayne Kammerl, The Brisket House; Greg Gatlin, Gatlin’s BBQ; Jamie Fain, Fainmous BBQ; Will Buckman, CorkScrew BBQ; Wes Jurena, Pappa Charlies Barbeque; Patrick Feges, Feges BBQ; James Carroll, Spring Creek Barbeque; John Avila, El Burro & the Bull; Erik Mrok, Lenox Bar-B-Q; Trent Brooks, Brooks’ Place BBQ; Earl Campbell. Middle row (l-r): Don Blake, Blake’s BBQ & Burgers; Mike Gray, The Wooden Spoke; Ray Busch, Ray’s BBQ Shack; Quy Hoang, Blood Bros. BBQ; Russell Roegels, Roegels Barbecue Co; Jose Luis Lopez, Gerardo’s Drive-In. Front row (l-r): Ronnie Webber, Tin Roof BBQ; Jerry Pizzitola, Pizzitola’s Bar-B-Cue; Bryan Bracewell, Southside Market & BBQ; Lisa Lewis, Oak Leaf Smokehouse; Ronnie Killen, Killen’s Barbecue. Not shown: Wayne Mueller, Louie Muller Barbecue; Grant Pinkerton, Pinkerton’s Barbecue. Photo taken at Pizzitola’s Bar-B-Cue.


Credit: Robert J. Lerma

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