Bill Gillespie and his BBQ team, Smokin' Hoggz BBQ, have won more than one hundred barbecue awards and were named Grand Champions of the Jack Daniel's World Champion Invitational Barbecue as well as the American Royal Invitational, arguably the two most prestigious contests in the country. Bill lives in Abington, MA.
"I've had the pleasure of knowing and competing against Bill for many years on the BBQ circuit. This book is just like him: intense, fun and thorough. Bill knows how to consistently produce world-class BBQ, and now you will too." --Andy Husbands, Chef at Tremont 647 and author of Wicked Good Barbecue and Grill to Perfection
"What's the secret to great barbecue? Pay attention and learn from the best pitmaster. That's why you need this book-Bill Gillespie is one of the best!" --Ardie A. Davis (Remus Powers, PhB), barbecue judge, cook and author of America's Best Ribs and America's Best BBQ
"Bill Gillespie is a Jack Daniel's World Champion. He loves all things wood, fire and meat! From the backyard to the competition circuit, Bill knows the ins and outs of how to make the most of any grill. Bill is a true example of an Ambassador of all things BBQ and grilling." --Danielle Dimovski, Pitmaster of Diva Q, host of "BBQ Crawl"
"Bill is among America's most innovative and talented pitmasters." --Heath Hall, owner of Pork Barrel BBQ Sauces