Alert: "On the Bay" Beast wins The American Royal "Best Sauce on The Planet 2020"
Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 American Royal World Series of Barbecue® Best Sauce on the Planet Contest!
The 33rd Annual American Royal World Series of Barbecue® Sauce Contest was held on August 18, 2020 at the American Royal. The contest is the largest BBQ sauce contest in the world with entries competing from 35 states and 7 countries. Each entry was judged in a blind tasting on their appearance, texture, taste alone, and taste on unseasoned barbecue meat.
The contest is the largest BBQ sauce contest in the world with nearly 400 entries from countries across the world. Each entry was judged in a blind tasting on their appearance, texture, taste alone, and taste on unseasoned barbecue meat.
If you have questions or would like additional information about the Sauce Contest, please email the BBQ team at firstname.lastname@example.org
The American Royal is a non-profit organization based in Kansas City since 1899. We provide opportunities for youth and adults from around the country to compete in our Livestock Show, ProRodeo, and Horse Shows. Many people know us for our World Series of Barbecue®, which is actually our largest fundraiser. Events including the barbecue allow us to give over $1 million annually for youth scholarships and support agriculture education programs.
Bar-B-Que Beast, LLC is a local company owned by Ann Raresheid and Tara Runkles. Their sauces have been recognized nationally. Most notable is their Curry Beast Sauce placing first in the Specialty Sauce Category at The American Royal “World Series of Barbque Sauce” Contest in Kansas City, Missouri.
On May 6, a group of over 50 Certified Barbecue Judges assembled at the American Royal to participate in a blind tasting of 388 barbecue sauce entries. The assembled judges evaluated barbecue sauces submitted from 35 states and 8 countries including Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, England, Finland, New Zealand, Norway, and the United States.
“The American Royal World Series of Barbecue Sauce Contest is the largest sauce contest in the world and we continue to see the event attract more international participants each year,” said Lynn Parman, president and CEO of the American Royal.
Last year, the Spicy Beast Sauce placed 6th at the American Royal in the Hot Tomato Category. These Bar-B-Que Sauces have also won Professional and People’s Choice Awards in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Massachusetts, and Illinois.
Bar-B-Que Beast sauces can be found in many local stores, The Butcher Shoppe in Chambersburg, Country Corner Market in Waynesboro, Hoffman's Quality Meats, Penn Ave. Meats, and Hollsinger’s Meats in Hagerstown to name a few. Area restaurants, such as Liberty Mountain’s “Eagle and Owl”, 997 Café, B&T’s Unique Bar & Grill and Warehouse Taproom in Hagerstown incorporate the Beast into their menus.
Bar-B-Que Beast, LLC is an all-female Veteran owned Company. Active in their local community as Waynesboro Chamber Members and Supporters of Mainstreet Waynesboro, Inc.
To learn more about Bar-B-Que Beast, LLC see our website: barbquebeast.com or find us on Instagram and FB.
Retail and Commercial Sales available contact:
Ann Raresheid, Co-Owner/Creator 240-217-0468
Tara Runkles, Co-Owner 240-217-0475
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