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As a four-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; the Executive Producer and host of “BBQ Rules,”host of the new show “Smoked,”and star of two other hit television shows“BBQ Pitmasters”and “BBQ Pitwars”on Discovery’s Destination America.Mixonis the author of the hugely successfulThe 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 just released Myron Mixon’s BBQ Rules (Abrams, 2016).

In  addition  to  his  books, Myron’s  products  can  be  found  in  retail  stores  across  the  country,  and  in  a growing number of international locations. He has two different lines of smokers/grills: the professional-grade line of custom Myron Mixon Smokers and the consumer-level line of Myron Mixon Pitmaster Q3 smokers.  He  has  a  line  of  sauces  and  barbecue  rubs.  And  theMyron  Mixon Pitmaster  Grill  Tool—a combination chef knife, food flipper and bottle opener—has just been launched.

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; has been the Grand Champion at the World Championship in Memphis three times: 2001, 2004 and 2007; 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.