BBQ Pitmasters transports viewers to this competitive cooking subculture, where an estimated 10 million people visit each year to get up-close and personal with the leading chefs of America's burgeoning barbecue circuit. Like an all-star poker tournament or a championship car race, it is at these events that reputations and respect are gained and lost. For pit masters, the honor rides on the virtues of one perfectly charred rib, and hundreds of thousands of dollars trade hands after a single, mouth-watering bite of brisket. For the competitors we follow, barbecue isn't a hobby - it's a passion. Countless hours of work, hundred of miles of travel, and years perfecting recipes go into making one perfect bite of food - with the hopes of winning the title and millions of dollars in prizes.

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Premiere Date: Dec/03/2009

Genre: Cooking, Food, Educational, Family, How To, Do It Yourself

Most Recent Episodes

BBQ Pitmasters season 7 episode 8

Season 7, Episode 8: Duck, Duck, Pork

The last spot in the all-star finale is up for grabs, and three of the biggest names in the business are ready for battle....

Air Date: Jul 09, 2015

BBQ Pitmasters season 7 episode 9

Season 7, Episode 9: Hog Wild

Myron Mixon, Tuffy Stone and Big Moe Cason test the two finalists as they pull out all the stops with whole hogs....

Air Date: Jul 16, 2015

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