FACT: There's been an 18% increase in contest participation by members in the past year    
FACT: 64% of KCBS members own three or more grills/smokers    
FACT: 70% of our members grill-out/cook BBQ more than 25 times per year    
FACT: 56% of Americans report having a smartphone, 77% of KCBS members do    
FACT: 70% of KCBS members use Facebook    
FACT: 55% of members choose charcoal when cooking for leisure    
FACT: 23% of KCBS members work in the food service industry as a restauranteur or caterer    
FACT: Learning from friends, family and at competitions is the best way to improve cooking skills    
Joining KCBS has its privileges!
  • The official KCBS monthly newsletter, "The Bullsheet"
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 15% off your total order from Papa Tony's seasonings and ribs.
  • One-day shopping pass at any Restaurant Depot location when you present your KCBS membership card.
  • 20% off your total order from Sadler's Smokehouse online store.
  • $0.50 off TABASCO Chipotle or any pepper sauce flavor!
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Bacon Fests

Bacon is America's smoky, sweet and not-so-guilty pleasure. As Bacon-fests occur in front of thousands of attendees throughout the country, and with Bacon appearing on more and more restaurant menus it's easy to see how much we all truly love bacon.

Now is your chance to bring sizzling and savory bacon to your competition or festival with your very own Bacon Fest. A well-produced Bacon Fest will have hungry fans and attendees lining up for blocks to get a taste of what's cooking!

Bacon is the hottest trend in food right now. You can drive revenue to your event by capturing the awesome power of bacon.

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