A New Pitmaster Finds His Footing at Smoak Town BBQ

Smoak Town BBQ trailerWhen Cameron Haley decided to open a barbecue joint, he had only ever cooked about fifteen briskets. Last year, he was living a comfortable life: working a well-paid sales job, raising two kids with his wife, Kourtney, in Royse City, and enjoying his backyard barbecue hobby. But last June, he entered a charity barbecue competition hosted by Backstory Brewery in Sulphur Springs. His brisket squared off against that of 24 other teams and won second place. He didn’t rank in the other barbecue categories, but it was still enough of a confidence boost for him to declare to his wife, “I think this is what I want to do for a living.” Haley desperately wanted to own a barbecue joint, even if it meant making…View Original Post

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