Press Release: Dances With Smoke takes home BBQ Grand Championship

Washington's Dances With Smoke takes home Grand Championship at 11th Annual BBQ Off the Bypass. (Left to Right: Paul Wenger, Diane Mee, Tom Wallin) Photo Credit: BBQ Off the Bypass

Washington’s Dances With Smoke takes home Grand Championship at 11th Annual BBQ Off the Bypass. (Left to Right: Paul Wenger, Diane Mee, Tom Wallin) Photo Credit: BBQ Off the Bypass

Three BC teams place first in individual BBQ categorie

NOTE TO MEDIA: Angie Quaale, BBQ champion, host and founder of BBQ *Off* the Bypass is available for interview and cooking demos. To book an interview, contact Amy Chen amy@townhallbrands.com or 778-998-0036.

BBQ and pie photos from the event available for download: bit.ly/2cgc54f

THE NEWS:
Eleven years of smoking hot BBQ and community fun were celebrated in Langley on Sunday, September 11 at the 2016 BBQ Off the Bypass (BOTB), presented by Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store and C&D Logistics, in partnership with Johnston’s. This year’s BBQ also welcomed the 7th annual Great BC Bake-Off.

More than 5,000 meat lovers of all ages attended this free public event and tasted free samples of delicious slow-cooked meat, purchased take home treats from vendors, and enjoyed festive activities and live performance by local band, The New Shackeltons. Admission was by donation with more than $6,000 raised to support Langley’s TinyKittens Society.

The energy at this year’s competition brought even more heat as 19 teams from Washington and BC traveled to compete for a prize pool of $5,000 and the grand championship title (highest total accumulated points across all BBQ categories) that was taken home by Dances with Smoke from Renton, Washington.

2016 BBQ Winners (Each Category):

  • Chicken: Hog Shack Cook House, Richmond, BC
  • Beef Brisket: Dances with Smoke – Renton, WA
  • Pork Ribs: SmellaQue, Calgary, AB
  • Pork: Rusty’s BBQ, Port Moody, BC
  • Blackbox: Stacked Racks, Surrey, BC

2016 Great BC Bake-Off Winners (Each Category):

  • Fruit Pie: Jenny Baxter, Tropical Peach Mango Pie with a Vodka Crust
  • Butter Tart: Sharon Waldron, Winny Walley’s Wonderful Bacon Pecan Butter Tarts
  • Anything goes: Saffron Hodgson, Bush Kitchen Chocolate Pie Tart

This year’s Blackbox mystery ingredients were: JD Farms Turkey Thigh, Johnston’s Kessler Pork Loin and Modena Balsamic Vinegar.

Recipes for winning pies will soon be published on Great BC Bake-Off.

“We celebrated Southern style BBQ in the best way possible. Passionate BBQ teams showcased their talents while families and friends gathered over delicious food and gave back to the community by supporting local charitable partner, TinyKittens. Also, special thanks to our pie and BBQ judges for evaluating another intense competition this year.” – Angie Quaale, BBQ champion and founder of BOTB.

Suggested Tweets:
Congrats! #Washington’s Dances with Smoke wins #BBQ GrandChamp @BBQontheBypass in #Langley. #BOTB2016 bit.ly/2cEcUk1

Results are in for @BBQontheBypass & $6000+ raised for #Langley’s @TinyKittensHQ. #BOTB2016 bit.ly/2cEcUk1

2016 winners @BBQontheBypass, presented by @CDLogisticsca w/ @JohnstonsPork @WellSeasoned1! #BOTB2016 bit.ly/2cEcUk1

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