Avery County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year 2006

Dr. Keith Johnson, Certified BBQ Judge, Author of "Piggin' Out" said "He thought Carolina BBQ ribs were the best ribs he have ever eaten."

Voted Avery County's Top Award in Barbeque 6 Years in a Row

Michael Jacobs, Owner of Strategic Hospitality Group and Caterer to the Miami Heat, Producer of May 8th 2011"Best in Smoke" show, when asked "where does Carolina BBQ stand in the room with some of that shows barbeque restaurants, "He said that we would sit at the table with them." He also stated that he favored a babby back rib cut but thought we had the best St. Louis Ribs he had ever eaten.