NRG Park - Green Lot

22 May 2016

2016 Houston Barbecue Festival

2016 Participants

BBQ Godfather

Blake’s BBQ & Burgers

Blood Bros BBQ

The Brisket House

Brooks’ Place BBQ

CorkScrew BBQ

El Burro & the Bull

Fainmous BBQ

Feges BBQ

Gatlin’s BBQ


Harlem Rd Texas BBQ

Jackson Street BBQ

Killen’s Barbecue

Lenox Bar-B-Q

Louie Mueller Barbecue

Pappa Charlies Barbeque

Pinkerton’s Barbecue

Pizzitola’s Bar-B-Cue

Ray’s BBQ Shack

Roegels Barbecue Co.

Southside Market & BBQ

Spring Creek Barbeque

Tejas Chocolate & BBQ

Tin Roof BBQ

The Wooden Spoke

Number of guests: 2300

Band: The Derailers

Sponsors: Kat Creech Events,  MaxHome, Pitts & Spitts, Saint Arnold Brewing Co, Savory Spice Shop, Silverleaf Resorts, Waitr, Vita-Living


2016 pitmasters

2016 HOUBBQ Festival Pitmasters

Back row (l-r): Greg Moore, Tejas Chocolate & BBQ; Brek Webber, Tin Roof BBQ; Tony Faour, BBQ Godfather; Wes Jurena, Pappa Charlies Barbeque; Quy Hoang, Blood Bros. BBQ; Greg Gatlin, Gatlin’s BBQ; Josh Scott, Pizzitola’s Bar-B-Cue; Patrick Feges, Feges BBQ; Grant Pinkerton, Pinkerton’s Barbecue; Don Blake, Blake’s BBQ & Burgers; Ellis Dyson, Spring Creek Barbeque; Erik Mrok, Lenox Bar-B-Q. Front row (l-r):  John Avila, El Burro & the Bull; Brandon Allen, Jackson Street BBQ; Will Buckman, CorkScrew BBQ; Jamie Fain, Fainmous BBQ; Wayne Kammerl, The Brisket House; Russell Roegels, Roegels Barbecue Co; Ara Malekian, Harlem Road Texas BBQ; Ray Busch, Ray’s BBQ Shack; Jose Luis Lopez, Gerardo’s Drive-In; Trent Brooks, Brooks’ Place BBQ. Not shown: Bryan Bracewell, Southside Market & BBQ; Mike Gray, The Wooden Spoke; Ronnie Killen, Killen’s Barbecue; Wayne Mueller, Louie Mueller Barbecue. Photo taken at Gatlin’s BBQ by J.R. Cohen. 

PHOTO Galleries

Credit: Chuck Cook & J.R. Cohen



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