Bill Arnold - The Legendary "Blues Hog"
Bill Arnold is the man behind Blues Hog Barbecue Sauce. Raised by his grandmother just outside of Memphis, Tennessee, Bill’s passion for cooking came at an early age. Racing past the clothes hung on the line and down where the locals had gathered to make “squirrel stew,” a young Bill would watch as the hickory slabs were turned under the barrels and the “stew” was churned with a boat paddle.
Tim Scheer - The Tallest Man in BBQ
Born and raised on a hog farm in New Haven, Missouri, Tim and his wife, Terri, now raise their three daughters just up the road from the family farm. Tim began cooking in BBQ competitions at the age of 26 and it didn't take long before he began cranking out wins under the team name Shake ‘N Bake BBQ. Over the years, Tim has collected...
35+ GRAND CHAMPION TITLES
40+ RESERVE GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES
2012 American Royal World Series of BBQ - Ribs Champion
2014 American Royal World Series of BBQ – Brisket Champion (180)
2016 American Royal World Series of BBQ – Reserve Grand Champion
2017 American Royal World Series of BBQ – Pork Champion
2016 Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational – Brisket Champion (180)
2019 Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational – Reserve Grand Champion
2015 Kansas City Barbecue Society – Rib Team of the Year
2016 Kansas City Barbecue Society – Pork Team of the Year
2017 Kansas City Barbecue Society – Reserve Grand Team of the Year
2019 Kansas City Barbecue Society World Invitational – Reserve Grand Champion
2021 Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest - Pork Shoulder World Champion
2022 Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest - Overall World Champion; Whole Hog World Champion
AND MANY MORE!
In 2014, Tim developed and patented the Gateway Drum Smoker, revolutionizing BBQ by cooking "Hot 'n Fast." In 2015, Tim bought Blues Hog from Bill Arnold, expanding his growing BBQ brand. And in 2021, Tim returned to his farming roots, establishing Marble Ridge Farms, a wagyu cattle and mangalitsa pig farm, selling the highest quality meats on the market.