Kansas City, Kan. — In an action-packed fish fry weekend, Prairie Fresh® Pit Crew groups Muttley Crew, Apex, N.C., and Gettin’ Basted, Nixa, Mo., had been topped class World Champions at the American Royal World Series of Barbecue® Invitational Contest and some other Prairie Fresh Pit Crew staff Loot N’ Booty, Scottsdale, Ariz., was once topped general Reserve Grand Champion in the Open Meats Contest.
The American Royal World Series of Barbecue Invitational and Open Rib classes had been offered by means of Prairie Fresh this yr. The contest held Oct. 1 and a pair of at The Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., is the biggest sanctioned fish fry contest in the international.
“Just hearing your name called at the American Royal Barbecue is incredible, but getting first place is beyond all expectations,” says Shannon Turner, pitmaster for Muttley Crew.
To kick get started the weekend on Friday, Sept. 30, Prairie Fresh staff, shoppers and particular visitors loved a full of life and scrumptious birthday party that includes Prairie Fresh merchandise ready by means of world-renowned pitmasters and cooks Jean-Paul Bourgeois of Duck Camp Dinners, Melissa Cookston of Memphis Barbecue Co., Jason Ganahl of GQue, and Brad Orrison and Brooke Orrison Lewis of The Shed Barbeque and Blues Joint.
Throughout the night time, songwriter Jordan Beem performed reside song and donated his tricks to strengthen Operation BBQ Relief’s crisis reduction efforts in Florida. The Seaboard Foundation, Seaboard Foods, Daily’s Premium Meats and Triumph Foods matched dollar-for-dollar Beem’s guidelines. In overall, $10,000 was once donated to OBR.
On Saturday, Muttley Crew took first position in the American Royal Invitational Rib Category smoking Prairie Fresh USA Prime® St. Louis Style Spareribs whilst Gettin’ Basted walked the level for its championship in the Invitational Pork Category cooking Prairie Fresh USA Prime Pork Shoulder Butts.
“The stakes don’t get any higher than they are at the Kansa Speedway in October,” says Brad Leighninger, Gettin’ Basted pitmaster. “Winning the pork category at The American Royal World Series of Barbecue Invitational is truly one of the crowning achievements in my BBQ career. I appreciate the support and the world-class products Prairie Fresh provides that allows me to chase dreams and championships.”
On Sunday, Oct. 1, Loot N’ Booty received its Reserve Grand Championship smoking Prairie Fresh USA Prime St. Louis Style Spareribs and Pork Shoulder Butts. These groups are contributors of the Prairie Fresh Pit Crew – a national crew of pageant fish fry groups supported by means of Prairie Fresh.
The championship groups competed with Prairie Fresh USA Prime® beef merchandise, which is the best tier of beef merchandise produced by means of the Prairie Fresh hooked up meals device. Industry-leading proprietary generation selects top rate cuts in keeping with awesome marbling, colour and tenderness.
Twenty Prairie Fresh Pit Crew groups earned further prize cash in the American Royal Barbecue Open and Invitational Rib contests by means of registering with Prairie Fresh in a different further prize cash program. Teams receiving a decision in the Top 20 of the Invitational Rib Contest and the Top 25 of the Open Rib Contest won further prize cash from Prairie Fresh at the side of an identical donation made on each and every staff’s behalf to OBR totaling $3,125.
Since 2015, Prairie Fresh has been the authentic beef provider to Operation BBQ Relief and has donated greater than 3 million beef foods to the group. This week Prairie Fresh donated two truckloads of beef or the an identical of 114,000 foods to Operation BBQ Relief to strengthen its deployment in Port Charlotte, Fla.
About Prairie Fresh:
Prairie Fresh® is the emblem of a uniquely hooked up meals device relentlessly looking for a greater technique to produce healthy beef by means of purposely connecting each and every step between its farms and circle of relatives tables round the international. Marketed and bought by means of Seaboard Foods, Prairie Fresh is a proud supporter of Operation BBQ Relief (OBR). Since 2015, Prairie Fresh has donated greater than 3 million servings of beef to OBR for crisis reduction and different systems. For additional info, consult with prairiefresh.com or apply on Facebook and Instagram @prairiefresh.