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Illinois' Own Twyford BBQ and Catering Places Top 10 at
Memphis in May
Thu, 24 May 2012, 13:10:22 EDT
JACKSONVILLE, Ill., May 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's truly rib
ticklin' news. A Jacksonville caterer - Twyford BBQ and Catering - is pleased to
announce that it placed seventh in the rib category out of 121 teams that
competed at the Memphis in May World Barbecue Championship.
And, it's not the first time. After only two years of competing in this world
championship barbecue event, Twyford BBQ and Catering placed in the top 10
"From what I've been told by others attending the event, this is unheard of,"
Randy Twyford, pitmaster and owner of Twyford BBQ and Catering, says.
Three on-site judges determined the fate of the competitors and two of the
judges gave Twyford's ribs 10 out of 10. They commented that the ribs had just
the right amount of smoke and flavor with the perfect amount of heat at the
end. They reported that the sauce complemented the ribs, but did not overpower the pork.
The award-winning baby back ribs came from Wichita Packing in Chicago. Twyford says that they provide some of the best
"We used the same sauce on these award-winning ribs, that we use and sell in our shop and online," Twyford says. "So, you
see, all of our customers - old and new - can be grand champions too. It's Illinois barbecue at its best."
The sauces come in two flavors - mild and sassy - and have no artificial preservatives, colors or flavorings.
"Next time, we're going for the world championship," Twyford says. "We want to make Illinois proud; stay tuned."
About Twyford Catering:
Competing since 2004, Twyford BBQ and Catering was born out of passion for great food. Its credibility comes from its
competition background and its barbecue has been professionally judged and awarded top honors by a field of certified,
professional food judges that include some of the top names in the barbecue and food world.
To date, Twyford BBQ and Catering has won 10 grand championships, five reserve grand championships and dozens of first-
place awards and top 10 honors for chicken, ribs, pork, brisket, sides and desserts.
Twyford has also appeared on ABC News: Channel 20; and Fox 13.
For more information, visit: www.TwyfordBBQ.com or http://www.facebook.com/twyfordbbq.
A YouTube video with highlights from Memphis in May can be viewed here: http://youtu.be/AEjUdT1oino.
NEWS SOURCE: Twyford BBQ and Catering
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