KANSAS CITY BARBEQUE SOCIETY    
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    
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KCBS Team Bios

JUST SMOKIN' AROUND

Year Started: 2006
Members:
BILL RITTELMEYER

We are two guys, Bob and Bill, whose passion and enjoyment of the great taste of food and smoked/BBQ’ed meats have brought us together to form a BBQ team. Since our primary purpose is the fun and enjoyment of producing the best barbeque meats we can, we saw ourselves as just a couple of guys who were “Just Smokin’ Around”, hence the name. When opportunity knocks, we get together, drag our smokers (and tons of other stuff!) to these competitions and have a great time trying to create the best tasting meats we can; taking in the wonderful hardwood aromas as brisket, pork and chicken absorb the array of exotic and foreign spices that enhances every tender piece of meat. Win or lose, our love and passion for good food will always make for a memorable time.



Hometown: Frederick, MD
State: MD
Country: US


Most wins in a year: 1

Biggest Wins: Beltway BBQ Showdown -Landover, MD - State Championship 2007
Pickin' in the Panhandle 2008 - WV State Championship

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Website: http://www.justsmokinaround.info


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