Bad Byron's Specialty Food Products, Inc.

Media Resources





Facebook Group (Butt Rub Club):

Instagram: @buttrubco

Facebook Public Page:


We would LOVE IT if you could help us push the Documentary and the new Instagram Page. Thanks!


Grab’em in the Brisket (Starts at 3:20)

The BBQ Central Show (Starts at 14:45)

Tailgate Guys

Competition Highlights

  • Competed in over 337 BBQ events in 21 states, 19 countries (US, Austria, Switzerland, England, Holland, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium, Australia, France, Sweden, Norway, Italy, Slovenia, Scotland, Canada, Finland, Ireland, Poland)
  • Featured on The Food Network (The Circuit; 2003, Bama-Que; 2006)Original featured BBQ Chef for BBQ AllStars (OLN Network 2005)Original featured Champion on Barbeque Championship Series (VS Network 2006)
  • Winner of 39 Grand Championships, 25 Reserve Championships, with Grand Championships received in three different decades
  • 7 time Top 10 overall KCBS Champion (2001 – 2007)
  • 2001 American Royal Invitational Grand Champion Award featured on Al Rokers BBQ Special, Food Network
  • 4 time National Category KCBS Champion(Pork 2002, 2007/ Brisket 2003, 2007)
  • 2002 NBBQ News Cook of the Year
  • 2006 World Brisket Champion
  • 2015 Gary Wells Sportsmanship Award
  • 2017 Jim Beam BBQ Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 2023 American Royal Barbecue Hall of Fame
  • Competed in more countries than any team in the history of competition BBQ

Seen On

ESPN, Food Network

Company Creation Info

Butt Rub® was created by Byron Chism in the Spring of 1997. At the time, Byron had just graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and was cooking professionally.
Point of Contact:
Joe Bass 

Byron Chism’s Bio

Gotta watch the documentary 😉

Documentary: BBQ Dreams – The Butt Rub Story