As a 4-time world barbecue champion, Myron Mixon is the winningest man in barbecue. The chief cook of the Jack’s Old South Competition Bar-B-Que Team.
Myron competed in his first competition in Augusta, Georgia, in 1996, where he took first place in whole hog, first place in pork ribs, and third in pork shoulder. Since then, he’s won more barbecue competitions than anyone else in the world.
He’s won over 200 grand championships resulting in over 1,800 total trophies, 30 state championships, 8 Team of the Year awards, and 11 national championships. Myron’s team has taken three first place whole hogs at the Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbeque Competition.
He has been the Grand Champion at the World Championship in Memphis 4 times: 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2016; and, has also taken first place in the Whole Hog category at the World Championship in: 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2007. And, his team is the only team to win Grand Championships in Memphis in May, Kansas City BBQ Society, and Florida BBQ Association in the same year. In 2013, he was inducted into the Barbecue Hall Fame in Kansas City.
On TV, Myron is the Executive Producer and host of “BBQ Rules” and star of two other hit television shows “BBQ Pitmasters” (which will air its eighth season in 2016) and “BBQ Pitwars” (a competition show that Mixon has won in each of its two seasons) on Discovery’s Destination America
Mixon is the author of the hugely successful The New York Times bestselling cookbook Smokin’ with Myron Mixon: Recipes Made Simple, from the Winningest Man in Barbecue (Random House, May 2011), Everyday Barbeque (Random House, May 2013), and the upcoming Myron Mixon’s BBQ Rules (Abrams, 2016). See all of Myron's cookbooks here
Myron’s products can be found in retail stores across the country, and in a growing number of international locations. For more information, see our products