The British Open Freestyle BBQ Championships
August 2023 – John Bingley, Group executive chef and Andy ‘the Pitmaster’ Clinch Victory at the British Open Freestyle BBQ Championships®, Presented by Smoke and Fire Festivals in Association with BIG K PRODUCTS
August 27, 2023 – The thrill of competition and the tantalising aroma of barbecued delights filled the air as Smoke and Fire Festivals, in collaboration with BIG K PRODUCTS, hosted the highly anticipated British Open Freestyle BBQ Championships®.
The culmination of their efforts was evident when they were awarded the titles of Smoke and Fire Champions and the prestigious Big K - Best Ribs Category, with their signature dish - St. Louis Char Siu Rib with stir-fried rice.
"Being a part of the British Open Freestyle BBQ Championships has been an incredible journey for us," shared John Bingley, the driving force behind the victorious team. "The opportunity to compete on a national stage alongside some of the most talented barbecue enthusiasts is both humbling and inspiring. Our dedication to pushing the boundaries of flavour and technique was unwavering, and we are thrilled to see our efforts recognised."