"The Iowa BBQ Society is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote, teach and have fun with BBQ while focusing on random acts of kindness through charitable works with emphasis in helping children, families, our communities and our state."
Hall of Fame Members
All members exemplify the best in BBQ and the society is honored to have them all as inductees. The success of our organization has been shaped by their dedication to the society, its members, its mission, its charitable events, our community and the Art of BBQ. Each inductee receives a small token of the society’s appreciation in the form of a Hall of Fame Certificate & a “Lifetime Membership” in the Society
2022 HALL OF FAME CLASS
Christine Dutton (Posthumously)
Jeremy Biondi (Posthumously)
2018 HALL OF FAME CLASS
Dave Compton (Master BBQ Judge)
2017 HALL OF FAME CLASS
Steve Bryant (Meadow Valley BBQ)
2016 HALL OF FAME CLASS
Darren & Sherry Warth (Iowa Smokey D’s)
2015 INAUGURAL HALL OF FAME CLASS
“Original” founding members of the Iowa BBQ Society:
IOWA BBQ SOCIETY HALL OF FAME
INDUCTION CRITERIA & PROCEDURES
The Iowa BBQ Society Hall of Fame is intended to honor BBQ individuals, teams, businesses and local charities who have distinguished themselves in the pursuit of recognizing barbeque as America's Cuisine, while celebrating, teaching, preserving & promote barbeque as a culinary technique, sport and art form.
Selection or induction is “NOT” guaranteed.
No more than 2 members will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in any given year. All inductees will receive an official Hall Of Fame notification letter, Hall of Fame Framed Certificate and a Lifetime Membership in the Iowa BBQ Society.
Individuals or teams will be notified upon their selection.
The Iowa BBQ Society Executive Selection Committee shall consist of the current President, Vice President, Treasure, Secretary, all board elected representatives along with 2 “At Large” membership members. This committee will review and select all nominee requests for induction into the Iowa BBQ Society Hall of Fame.
The individual or team selection criteria are as follows:
Local, state or national recognition for outstanding achievement in barbecue excellence such as:
All Hall of Fame applications MUST include the following:
**If any Hall of Fame application does not include all of the following information it will not be considered**
All nominee induction paperwork must be submitted to the Iowa BBQ Society Executive Selection Committee no later than November 15th of every year.
To obtain a Hall of Fame Nomination form please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominations, further inquiries, other information or questions for the Iowa BBQ Society Executive Selection Committee should be submitted to: Iowa BBQ Society Hall of Fame Email: email@example.com