Jackie Weight was the first and to date only non-American to win the coveted overall Grand Champion Title at the Jack Daniels Invitational BBQ Competition (2004) in Lynchburg, Tennessee.
In her barbecue life she has won top 10 placements in each of the four main categories at The Jack and also won several Ribbons at other contests in the USA. In 2013 she was invited to cook in the Winners Circle, Champion of Champions contest at The Jack, comprising the past 24 years Grand Champions battling it out in a winner takes all cook off. Jackie won a 2nd place in the Brisket category, losing by a few points to the Master of Brisket; she was the only non-American invited to cook in this contest.
Jackie has run a BBQ and Restaurant Consultancy service for more than 10 years, combining her knowledge and experience of low and slow BBQ cooking, external catering, meat production and Kitchen equipment acquisition to assist the setup of new American Style BBQ Restaurants. Jackie has worked with a variety of celebrity chefs, top chefs and complete beginners, introducing them to low and slow cooking over wood. Jackie is proud to have been heavily involved with several very successful restaurants and she is looking forward to passing on her knowledge and experience to many more.
Jackie is a KCBS (Kansas City BBQ Society) Certified BBQ Judge.
Jackie runs a Kent based Barbecue Cookery School, open to everyone from members of the public, chefs, competition barbecue teams and anyone who wants to hone their barbecue skills.
Her current venture is the production and sale of Championship Spice Blends and Rubs which enhance the flavour of barbecued foods. These are available for sale to the general public or in bulk for restaurants and caterers. .
Jackie's very successful Restaurant Consultancy. From setup to Opening Jackie can Help.
Information on Jackie's very popular BBQ Workshops, based in Kent.
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