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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Meet the KCBS Pros!
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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2010

David is a Compliance Officer for the City of Salt Lake and has been since 2008. David has always had a passion for food and loves to make all kinds of food. David has taught cooking classes for Macey grocery stores as well as taught people who just are willing to listen and try something new.

Jamie Boyle has worked for the State of Utah since 1997 as a HR technician and as of 2014 an HR MANAGER. Jamie has a great passion for scrapbooking and doing all kinds of crafts.

Jamie Boyle and David Grover have been cooking in Dutch ovens together since 2009 and David started cooking in Dutch ovens 2 years prior to that. The duo decided to try BBQ in the summer of 2010 and fell in love with it. The team is always trying new things, and are constantly tweaking their recipes to make the perfect flavor combinations. The team has had a lot of success in its short time. GO JAMIE GO!!!!

JUDGES WELCOME!!! Any of you KCBS Judges looking for a team to cook with are welcome to contact us.

Hometown: Murray
State: UT
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 1

Biggest Wins: 1st place Chicken, ribs, and Pork 6 place Brisket Huntsville UT 2014

Sponsors: Proud to have BBQ Pit Stop, your BBQ PRO SHOT here in Utah. Two locations to choose from!!!

Website: http://www.halfbakedhippies.com


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