Podcast Episode 7: Turn Up the Heat at the Southeastern BBQ Showdown

April 15, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes

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In Episode 7, Kelly is joined by Chef Brian Duffy and Olympian Mark Henry, 2 of the celebrity judges at the Southeastern BBQ Showdown in Columbia, SC. Chef Duffy, known for his appearances on Food Network and Spike TV’s Bar Rescue, shares his background, how he met co-judge Mark Henry and the secrets to a perfect plate of barbecue. Later in the show, Mark Henry, an Olympic weightlifter and former wrestler, talks about his journey into weightlifting and cooking, and reveals his favorite barbecue dish.

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About The Southeastern BBQ Showdown:

Get ready to fire up your taste buds and dive into the ultimate BBQ competition at the Southeastern BBQ Showdown, June 14-15, 2024! This thrilling two-day event, hosted by Capital City/Lake Murray Country and held at Segra Park (home of the Columbia, S.C. Fireflies), is not your average cook-off—it’s a sizzling celebration of all things BBQ. Over the course of 2 days, chefs from around the Southeast will compete for the “Homeplate” grand prize. The event will include a vendor expo, shag music from Band of Oz, BBQ samples, a Multi-Grammy® award-winning Alabama concert, a fireworks finale, and much more!

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