Listen in as "Big Dan" Bosworth and "Messy Mike" Massiglia discuss their shared interest in the massive world of BBQ. Each episode introduces the audience to a different personality from the BBQ community through an informal, happy hour style conversation.
#14 - Joey Machado - Texas Original Charcoal
Big Dan and Messy Mike sit down with Joey Machado, owner of Texas Original Charcoal. Joey helped grow B&B charcoal, and now has started his own charcoal company with a little bit different business model. Listen in as he shares how he got involved with the charcoal business, his vision for his new company, the challenges with manufacturing charcoal, and more. Joey is a hustler, a hard worker, and was a pleasure to have on the show.
IG - @joeymachado.bbq
FB - @joey.machado
Texas Original Charcoal
IG - @texasoriginalcharcoal
FB - @texasoriginalcharcoal
#13 - Raymond Cato - Mojo Smokehouse
Big Dan and Messy Mike sit down with Raymond Cato of Mojo Smokehouse in Willacoochee, GA. Raymond is a contributor to the National BBQ News, writing reviews on BBQ products, as well as BBQ enthusiast. He’s done some competitions, catering, and lots of backyard cooking on his Webers! We discuss how he got into BBQ, some of his reviews, his involvement with the Rubs of Honor, cooking in a tractor trailer, and more.
#12 - Lee Ann Whippen - 2022 Hall of Fame Inductee
Big Dan and Messy Mike sit down with the one and only Lee Ann Whippen. Lee Ann is a champion pitmaster, has been featured on multiple BBQ TV shows, has run successful BBQ restaurants, is a Brand Ambassador for Pit Boss, sells a killer pork rub called Pig Powder, and most recently is a 2022 BBQ Hall of Fame inductee! Listen in as we talk about all this and more.
Lee Ann Whippen
FB – Lee Ann Whippen
IG – leeannwhippen
Youtube: Lee Ann Whippen BBQ
Pig Powder - www.pigpowder.com
#11 - Len and Jeff - Baseball and BBQ Podcast
Big Dan and Messy Mike sit down with Leonard Aberman and Jeff Cohen from the Baseball and BBQ podcast to discuss how they got started in podcasting, memorable guests, life on Long Island, and a whole lot more.
Baseball and BBQ Podcast
Facebook: Baseball and BBQ
#10 - Duce Raymond - Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ and Catering
Messy Mike is off the grid, so Big Dan sits down with Duce Raymond from Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Restaurant and Catering and True Cuisine Catering to talk about growing up in the food business, some history of Sweet Baby Ray’s, his restaurant and catering businesses and more.
Duce Raymond/SBR BBQ/SBR Catering/True Cuisine Catering
#9 - Matt Messer - Cotton Gin Smokers
Big Dan and Messy Mike sit down with Matt Messer of Cotton Gin Smokers to talk about how he got started in the smoker building business, how his business has grown over the years, his catering business, their new fire pit and more.
Cotton Gin Smokers