BourbonBlog.cominterviews Melissa Cookston is one of the Country’s preeminent Pitmasters, and is the most successful female competitive Pitmaster in BBQ history. She says she is often referred to as “The Queen of BBQ.” However, she doesn’t eat BBQ very often, but she loves to cook it!
In addition to many trophies and championships over her 14 year competitive cooking career, in 2010 and 2011 her team, Yazoo’s Delta Q, won the Memphis in May World BBQ Championship, making her the only female World Champion.
Melissa is interviewed here during the Kentucky State BBQ Festival in Danville, Kentucky.
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