Michael Hastings, food writer for the
Winston-Salem Journal judging ribs
June 11-14 in Downtown Winston-Salem, NC
Michael Hastings
W-S Journal
2014 Winners
Best Ribs: Big Boned BBQ (Charleston, SC)
Best Sauce: Florida Skin and Bones (Arcadia, Florida)
People's Choice: Poor Piggy's (Wilmington, NC)
Grand Champion
(Best Overall Score): Florida Skin and Bones Journal Article
Pat Nelson
Big Boned BBQ
In addition to cooking up some great barbecue for thousands of hungry RibFest
attendees, our national pitmasters compete for four awards including
, Best Ribs, Best Sauce, Grand Champion and the Home Boy award for
best NC contestant.

Judges are selected from the community and include local dignitaries,
celebrities, chefs, writers and folks selected from our Facebook family.