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DIVA QYear Started: 2006
Diva Q was started by Danielle Dimovski. Her passion for BBQ knows no boundaries. She lives breaths and eats BBQ travelling all over North America competing in a variety of sanctioned BBQ Competitions and eating anywhere BBQ is served. She is the first Canadian to ever win 2 US Grand Championships and the only Canadian to ever win 7 - 180 (perfect) scores. Her larger than life personality has been featured in the Toronto Star (Chicks in the Pit),National Post, Toronto Sun (Shes Champion of the grill), Toronto Life (Girl on grill action- Ontarios BBQ Queen), and has been a guest on the Today Show New York, Canada AM, Breakfast TV, Rogers TV, numerous times. She also was featured in TLC BBQ Pitmasters Season 2, Destination America BBQ Pitmasters Season 3 and a half hour program Playing House featured on the W Network. Additionally she is also a regular contributor to BBQ podcasts and radio as well as Smoke Signals Magazine a BBQ Brethren Publication. Diva Q teaches recreational BBQ classes, caters VIP events and writes about BBQ on her website at www.divaq.ca
Most wins in a year: 4
Biggest Wins: World Pork Champion - 2011 Jack Daniels 7 Perfect 180 Scores (1 for Brisket, 4 for Dessert, 1 for Anything Butt and 1 for Bacon) Top International Team American Royal Open & Invitational 2010 6th place Brisket American Royal Invitational 2010 12th place Ribs American Royal Open 2010 10th overall American Royal Open 2010 Top International Team KCBS TOY 2010, 2009, 2008 Top International Team Jack Daniels 2008 - G.C. Monroe. MI 2012 - G.C. Syracuse, NY 2012 - G.C. Blue Mountains Chili Ribfest 2011 with a 1st Place in Pork and Brisket - G.C. 2009 Canadian Southern BBQ Championships St. Thomas, ON with a 1st Place in Pork - G.C. Smokin Eagles BBQ Championship 2008 - G.C. Franklin - Smoke on the Allegheny 2008 with a 1st Place in Ribs, Pork Shoulder and Brisket - G.C. 2008 Paris, ON Canadian Pork Championship with a 1st Place in Ribs and a 2nd in Pork Shoulder - G.C. 2008 Ottawa, ON "Smoked to the Bone" Competition with a 1st Place in Chicken, Ribs and Brisket - Reserve Grand Champion NEBS Boston Hills 2012 - Reserve Grand Champion Canadian National BBQ Championships Whistler 2010 - Reserve Grand Champion NEBS Rastown, 2012 - Reserve Grand Champion Smoke on the Water BBQ Championship Saskatchewan 2009 - Reserve Grand Champion Canadian Pork Championships 2009
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