WR: Your name, Helluva “Q”, seems like it must have a story behind it, would you care to share?
Helluva Q: No story, just sitting around having a few beers and running through a bunch of names and making sure it wasn’t already being used it project plan.
WR: How long have you been BBQing and how did you get started?
Helluva Q: Started 10 years ago with our friend Kevin Lunn who went into Well Seasoned Store and saw a BBQ class and found out about one in Whistler. He went and then we competed.
WR: What sparked your team’s interest in competing in Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships ?
Helluva Q: Just the fun of the people
WR: Helluva “Q” is competing in the Canadian National BBQ Championships in Whistler, BC. Will you be competing anywhere else this year?
Helluva Q: Just a couple this year. We were at the Red Barn Burner in Chilliwack. Canadian Festival of Chili and BBQ, McKinley Springs Vinyard and Mount Lake Terrace.
WR: What is your top five must have ingredients for BBQ?
Helluva Q: Spices, mustard, Charcoal, Meat and Tequila.
WR: A lot of BBQ gurus swear by their secret ingredient, do you have one?
Helluva Q: If we tell you if wouldn’t be a secret.
WR: If you could only BBQ one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Helluva Q: Burgers.
WR: What advice would you give to somebody who wants to begin competing in BBQ?
WR: Stick with it. The teams are great and there is always help.
The best of the best BBQ pit masters will be going head to head at Dusty’s Bar & BBQ in the Creekside area of beautiful Whistler, BC.Starts: 07/31/2015 5:30PMEnds: 08/02/2015 4:30PMDusty’s Bar & BBQP.O. Box: 2040 London LaneWhistler, BCV0N 1B2Canada