The Best Barbecue in Kansas City, the Barbecue Capital of the World

Championship BBQ


Before they were award-winning restaurateurs, our owners, Jeff and Joy Stehney, were award-winning barbecue cooks. Their competition barbecue team, named Slaughterhouse Five, has won some of America's most prestigious barbecue contests. Here is a sampling:
Grand Champion
American Royal Open,1993
Grand Champion
American Royal Invitational, 1995
Reserve Grand Champion
American Royal Invitational, 1996
Reserve Grand Champion
American Royal Open, 2007
1st Place Lamb
American Royal Open, 1993
1st Place Sausage
American Royal Invitational, 1997
1st Place Brisket
American Royal Invitational, 1999
1st Place Pork
American Royal Open, 2000
1st Place Pork
American Royal Invitational, 2001
Kansas City BBQ Society "Team-of-the-Year"
1993
Grand Champion
World Brisket Open, 1992
Reserve Grand Champion
World Brisket Open, 1992
Reserve Grand Champion
Jack Daniel's World BBQ Championship, 1995
1st Place Pork
Jack Daniel's World BBQ Championship, 1992
1st Place Brisket
Jack Daniel's World BBQ Championship, 1993
1st Place Chicken
Jack Daniel's World BBQ Championship, 1996
1st Place BBQ Sauce
Jack Daniel's World BBQ Championship, 1996
Grand Champion
Oklahoma State Championship, Ponca City, 1993
Grand Champion
Sunflower State Championship
Kansas City, 1993
Grand Champion
McClouth
Kansas, 1993
Grand Champion
Arkansas State Championship
Holiday Island, 1993
Grand Champion
Oklahoma State Championship
Tulsa, 1993
Grand Champion
Bates County Beef-A-Thon
Butler, Mo, 1993
Grand Champion
Sunflower State Championship
Kansas City, 1994
Grand Champion
Missouri State Championship
North Kansas City, 1994
Grand Champion
Arkansas State Championship
Holiday Island, 1995
Grand Champion
Great Lenexa BBQ Battle Kansas Championship, 1996
Grand Champion
Sam's Club Cookout America, 1996
Grand Champion
Nebraska State Championship
Freemont, 2004
Grand Champion
Kansas State Championship
Garnett, 2007
Grand Champion
Alabama State Championship
Mobile, 2008
Grand Champion
Kansas State Championship
Lawrence, 2008
Grand Champion
Kansas State Championship
DeSoto, Kansas, 2010
1st Place
Legend of The American Royal, 2010
3rd Place
Legend of The American Royal, 2012