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KCBS Team Bios
DESPERADOYear Started: 2013
My name is Steve Botkin, a former test technician on the Space Shuttles, GPS Satellites and other high technology space crafts. I am the head pitmaster of the registered KCBS, CBBQA and IBCA barbecue team Desperado. I have been smoking barbecue for more than thirty years. With my bbq passion I cook, grill and smoke meats many different ways. There is nothing like the smell of barbecue in a smoker along with the taste of great barbecue you get from low or fast cooking.
Most wins in a year: 4
Biggest Wins: 1 GC at Slap Yo Daddy's back yarder Dec-2013
4th in Pork May-2014, Best of the Best BBQ Championship and Boat Show. Lake Elsinore, CA
6th Place overall Lancaster, Ca 2014
9th Place Chicken Laughlin, Ca 2014