Registered Teams

2019 The Ohio Eggfest – Registered Cook Teams

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Rich Bayhurst
Wattsburg
Polish Que
Jeff abeson
Kevin wolfer
Nick terse
Powell
Brian Halasinski
Kirk Hyust
Brie Halasinski
Julian Hyust
Team Smoke Staxx Pans
Mark Drew
Scott Milburn
Bill Karl
Neal Meyers
Columbus
The Marksmen Smokers have been putting out great 'cue for over three years. Just a bunch of great guys making great food.
Jared Arick
Andy Keller
Gabe Springer
Shane Carlson
Blacklick
Amatuer backyard BBQer's excited to take part in a great event.
Eric George
Dan Claussen
Emily George
Columbus
Candace Frank
Jay Frank
Kara Knight
Powell
Team Frankenstein returning to dominate and have a good time! Five years competing now. Always a blast to compete with some amazing chefs around the area. Our favorite event of the year and always a great cause!
Greg Schweier
Teena Schweier
Bill Kist
Kellie Kist
Cincinnati
Ship of Fools Bbq from Cincinnati Ohio. We are a close group of friends who enjoy traveling to other cities and states to raise money for charities by cooking in eggfests. We are the People's Choice winners for 2017 and 2018 at Cincinnati's eggfest, 2018 People's Choice winner at Shelbyville Ky eggfest. We look forward to meeting and talking with everyone possible at Columbus.
Brad Rocco
Ben Hayes
Rich Terapak
Tate Wilson
BEXLEY
Bexley BBQ Club
Tom Finn
Jason Smith
Justin Barnes
Mike Parker
Westerville
Team Meatery BBQ originated as a few guys doing backyard BBQ on the Green Egg. Jason's Championship in his first cooking competition at the 2016 6th Annual Buckeye Barbeque Battle sponsored by Specialty Gas House was his springboard to launching Meatery BBQ. Jason and his team from Meatery BBQ are looking to improve from last-year's second runner-up in their first ever Eggfest competition.
Crescent Medley
Matt Howes
Jake Cuthbert
Jordan Bickham
Columbus
Members of the yet to open Hertiage food truck
Terry Wozniak
Luke Furlong
James Hunt
TBD
Spring Valley
We've been grilling in Cincinnati for a few years at the cincinnatieggfest.com/
But, It's time to come back to Cbus and drop some bacon EXPLOSIONS!
Buzz Mihalich
Michael Tipton
Alex Hunter
Derek Krauser
Worthington
We are four friends and coworkers that share a common passion for cooking great BBQ. We are excited to take advantage of our individual talents and smoking knowledge to cook up some award winning food. Our team also loves the charitable aspect of this event.
Ed Kowalski
Peter Martin
Shravan Kumar Eetha
Columbus
Second verse, same as the first. ManBQue.
Cleveland Johnson
Shiva Ravi
Garrick Ackart
Columbus
Meat, Beer, Rock and Roll.... ManBQue.
Nathan Smith
Brad Smith
Kyle Keegstra
Spencer Campbell
Hilliard
Lucky's Grille, the place for wings for the last 23 years! Offering a wide variety of menu items and we love putting some twists on our in-house smoked items. Come check us out!

Proud Sponsors of the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer - 2018 & 2019
Randy Walters
Ben Walters
Peter Walters
Prashant Malhotra
Columbus
Team North Market Spices won the People's Choice Award in 2015 and is back competing again this year after taking a scheduling break in 2018. We make extensive use of spices and blends from Ben Walters' North Market Spices https://www.northmarketspices.com in the historic North Market. The spices we use aren't necessarily "hot", but their bold flavor and savory taste are always brought out best with dishes cooked on a Big Green Egg. We pride ourselves in being one of the first (if not the first) user of the Egg in Ohio dating back to the mid 1980s when we had one shipped from Florida.
Taylor Rex
Jacob Bray
Mike Miely
TBD
Columbus
Charly Murphy
Alicia Kennedy
Akron. Ohio
Team Stray Dog!
Drew Patterson
Tim zink
Frank Rivelle
Marysville
The Zink Foodservice group team is comprised of an executive chef, restaurant owner and business visionary.
Brock
Eric
Don
Columbus
A couple of chefs that love food and feeding people! BBQ is our favorite part of this industry and We are coming to win!
Keile Baney
Cathy Baney
Columbus
Baney-Q, a husband and wife competition BBQ & Catering team based out of Columbus, OH.
Zachary Wickert
Samatha Wickert
Alex Daly
Ashley Long
Cuyahoga Falls
We a re a group of friends that love to cook on the BGE. We have been cooking for parties and friends for a few Years now. This will be our first competition and we are looking forward to it.
Mike Langston
Tiffany Langston
Shaun Thomas
Anna Langston
Mount Vernon
Cook team hailing from Lazy Langstons BARn Grill outa Mount Vernon!!!! Year 2!!!
Ryan Terrigan
Norah Terrigan
Marci Terrigan
Massillon
Team Buckeye BBQ is captioned by 9yr old Norah Grace. She is a kid who loves to cook on her kamado grills. We have won 2 local EggFest and placed second in an open comp in Hartville Ohio. We are sponsored by ROCKWOOD Charcoal, Smoke Staxx Pans, Dizzy Pig and Smoker Bricx.
Andy Mendel
Larry First
Bob Hoffman
Jerry Weissberg
Bexley
Team Lang Stone is excited to return for our 4th year of competing . We have spent months perfecting a couple of great recipes. We can't wait to get out there to compete and raise money for The James.
Lonnie Wright
Craig Schumacher
Aaron Hood
Erika Wright
Westerville
We are a collection of backyard cooks turn to catering and owners of Jack Ruby’s Barbecue Company. We working towards making Columbus a staple in barbecue.