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I joined Operation BBQ Relief today Maybe joining me as a founding member is something for you to consider 

Added by Thom Emery on September 20, 2011 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Nice Stagecoach story in the Palm Springs paper

Stagecoach Music

BBQ Festival story 

Added by Thom Emery on May 3, 2011 at 6:02am — No Comments

Stagecoach Map

This map is from 2010

The new expanded grounds have added the white three sided boxed in area


that was a parking lot last year The cook off will be in this new grass covered area

Openings corresponding to each of the stages will create a high traffic area for us to work from 


Event entry will be much easier than last…


Added by Thom Emery on March 16, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Stagecoach Music Festival BBQ Championship Judges Entry Form




Certified BBQ Judge Class Saturday 9AM to 1PM of only 24 Students 

Class cost $75 non members $45 for members $35 to Goldenvoice 

Experienced dues paid KCBS CBJ,This group full up  Thank You 

Judging BBQ both days of festival 

Entry wristbands will be issued via name verified pickup at the Indian…


Added by Thom Emery on February 23, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Stagecoach Music Festival BBQ Championships

I will be off the site over the weekend Text is the best format to reach me during Stagecoach
The BBQ teams  and Judges vouchers  and then entry wristbands will be issued to the head cook who will then distribute vouchers for wristbands to team members not…

Added by Thom Emery on December 3, 2010 at 5:00am — 45 Comments

Live Coverage from the Jack on Wired BBQ

We enjoyed Wired BBQs coverage of the Royal so much we decided to sponsor
the live coverage from the Jack.
Go ahead and log in today and enjoy the live chat
with other guests on Friday and Saturday

Added by Thom Emery on October 20, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

Pit Masters Season Two

Had a great time on TLCs Pit Masters Season Two

serving as fire tender for the talented chefs of 3 Eyz BBQ

our episode aired September 16…


Added by Thom Emery on August 16, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Golden State Championship, Hesperia Saturday, 10 April 2010

This Third Annual California Golden State Championship at Hesperia
will feature 30 traveling professional level BBQ teams.
The public will be able to try the BBQ themselves by
purchasing 2OZ "Tastes" for $2 from the teams.
The competition turn in schedule is
11AM Chicken, 12 Ribs,1PM Pork Shoulder and 2PM Beef Brisket.
Just after each of the listed times that particular type of BBQ will be available.
Example if your a Rib…

Added by Thom Emery on January 9, 2010 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Stagecoach April 24 and 25, 2010

Teams List
Rocky Mt Road Kill
Kyle's BBQ
Meat Inc
Rancho Rocke
Low Belly
Smokin Yankees
Meggie Moos BBQ
When Pigs Fly
Pipn Hot R
Pork U
Rib Ticklers
Rib Ticklers 2
Lotta Bull*
Big Poppas…

Added by Thom Emery on October 10, 2009 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Nice lil catering Gig in La Quinta

We did the Ribfest
Kent Westfall helped me with this one
Kathy and Katy helped with the food service line

Added by Thom Emery on June 23, 2009 at 9:11pm — 1 Comment

Sold our Klose

Sure going to miss that one

Added by Thom Emery on June 19, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Our Texas Pit

We bought JayBirds Bates Pit

Going to add a FEC 100 and a Diamond Grill to her

These pictures are of a identical pit

We added a Diamond Grill and a front deck to this… Continue

Added by Thom Emery on May 21, 2009 at 4:30pm — 5 Comments

King of the Best Booth Keith Caroselli passes

At 2 am this morning Longtime Contest Cook for both Chili and BBQ Keith Caroselli passed
He will be remembered as the King of the Best Booth Competition winning that category
at almost every competition he entered

Added by Thom Emery on May 6, 2009 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Stagecoach 09 is at 53 teams

BBQ Bullies Tim Hoffman

Road Kill BBQ Team Keith Caroselli

The Rub Company Ryan Chester

155 South Bar-B-Q Bram Britcher

All Hogs Go to Heaven Steve Madaule

Rusty Barrel BBQ Tim McDonald

The Smokepranos Jason Fisher

When Pigs Fly Dale Ginos

All Sauced Up Dave Malone

JaJa Jerry Armstrong

Blake's BBQ Mike Blake

A Series of Small Fires Michael Chalukian

Here's the Rub Ed Brisendine

Rib Tickler BBQ Larry Schroeder

7 Kinds of Smoke… Continue

Added by Thom Emery on February 12, 2009 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Hesperia Golden State Championship


A few people needed to find the entry form
So I made it easy
See you there

Added by Thom Emery on February 9, 2009 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

2009 Palm Desert Results

2009 Palm Desert Results IBCA Unofficial results

GC Rib Ticklers

RC Chubby Hubby


1. Big Daddy’s

2. Notley Q

3. 7 & Kinds of Smoke

4. Whiskey Ranch

5. Smoken Yankees

6. VRM

7. Here’s the Rub

8. Rusty Barrel

9. Burnt by the Best

10. Chubby Hubby

11. Tex- A- Q


1. 7 Kinds of Smoke

2. Slap Yo Daddy

3. Rib tickler

4. Big Daddy

5. Win Pigs Fly

6. Chubby Hubby

7.… Continue

Added by Thom Emery on February 8, 2009 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Cooking Palm Desert This Weekend

I am cooking at Palm Desert this weekend against my Son Kyle
We have always been on the same team and this will be the first time
to cook separate. Dont think I like it thus far.

Added by Thom Emery on February 5, 2009 at 7:37pm — 1 Comment

Monica of Otis and The Bird

Sad News, Monica of Otis and The Bird has passed on

Jay her devoted Husband asks that any gifts in her memory go to Cancer Sucks in her name

Scottie Johnson of Cancer Sucks will be at Stagecoach

Added by Thom Emery on February 4, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

Golden State Championship Entry Forms are up


Get it in and save...........................
Note Entry is $100 late $150
If you want to do The Taste of Championship BBQ there is a $50 fee

Added by Thom Emery on January 26, 2009 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Thom and Kyles BBQ Catering

Kyle Emery places in the money at The First Stagecoach Music Fest Cook Off

Thom  can cater your next party in the Coachella Valley with Championship Style Barbeque just drop us a email

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