"To teach and promote the art of quality barbecue
 while benefiting charitable
organizations"

Jack Waiboer

J

ack Waiboer has always loved barbecued meats.  He can’t claim that his dad or grandpop were great Pit Masters, but encountering the profound savory smokiness of barbecued meat was love at first whiff.  The many camping trips Jack spent with his childhood Boy Scout Troop sparked a deep interest in live fire cooking.  Waiboer has dedicated his life to understanding wood fires, seasoning and smoke as they combine in culinary alchemy to make up the great tradition of American Barbecue.  He applies lessons of this classic cuisine to the modern cooking vessels and techniques of barbecue today.  Jack’s story is about learning, teaching and training barbecue and presenting the delicious combinations of these flavors at their very best.

 BBQ Career Highlights

  • 10 time Grand Champion Pit Master
  • Co-Host for GrateTV
  • Co-Founder of the Southern Barbecue Network
  • Co-Owner and Host for Carolina Pit Masters Barbecue Cooking School
  • Pit Master for Kraft Foods
  • Training Coordinator and Content Specialist for “Saucin Up” promotion - a Kraft Foods retail promotion featuring BullsEye and Garland Jack’s Secret Six BBQ Sauce.
  • Kraft BBQ Champion
  • Team Member of Mike’s Catering Team, the winner of the National Best of the Best Whole Hog contest, 2011