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"
  • Save $5 when you buy 3 bags of Adirondack Grilling Pellets
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 10% off all Creekstone Farms® products
  • 10% off any ICEHOLE Cooler or the option to customize your ICEHOLE Cooler with your team or KCBS logo for $50.00.
  • 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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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 1999

Team Bio:
Tom Brohamer started Team in 1999 with Kurt Weidmann. Later that year Grant Ford join the BBQ'n Fools team. Tom,Kurt and Grant have been friends for 30 plus years. Grant and his wife Jeni continue the teams winning spirit at this time. Thought Grant and Jeni are are so now KBCS Reps so many of the competitions they attend they represent KBBS.

Hometown: Bend
State/Province: OR
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 3 Times State Grand Champion - Grant Ford

Biggest Wins: 6th Place Brisket Jack Daniels World Championship(Grant Ford)placing 20th overall at the Jack; 4th place American Royal Mild Dry Rub; Team of the Year CBBQA, Ribs of the Year CBBQA, Chicken of the Year CBBAQ.

Sponsors: BBQ'n Fools, LLC BBQ'n Fools Catering, LLC

Website: http://www.bbqnfools.com


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