Poke In Da Eye BBQ started competition cooking in 1993. From 1993-2007 they competed in the Metro Go-Texan circuit helping children earn scholarships and to earn a space to compete in the Houston Livestock & Rodeo World Championship Bar-B-Que Cook-off, winning a space for 14 consecutive years. In 1998, their pork ribs were blessed with Metro Go-Texan Best Bar-B-Que (against all other brisket, ribs & chicken) and Reserve Champion Ribs in the Open Division – Rib category. In 2000, their Pork Ribs were blessed again with Metro Go-Texan Best Bar-B-Que and this time Champion Ribs in the Open Division – Rib category
From 1993-2010 they received more than 500 awards and recognized on many of the “Main Stages” in competition cooking all over the USA. From Windsor, Vermont to Douglas, Georgia, Las Vegas to Kansas City and many places in between. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 1998 & 2000 – Ribs, 2002 & 2006 final table Brisket, Memphis in May 2004 – Champion Seafood, 4th beef and 4th Poultry, Best of The Best in Douglass, Georgia 2004 – Reserve Grand Champion, American Royal in Kansas City – 2004 1st Dessert (Dutch oven cherry cobbler), 2006 11th & 2nd Brisket, and many, many more
Now as a family owned and operated BBQ joint, they provide competition quality Bar-B-Que and “home-made sides” to you and your friends – not just a few select judges! Hope you enjoy, come back time and time again and tell all your friends!