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Old 09-06-2012, 10:50 PM   #1
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Pork BBQ for 800 People

As a member of my company's BBQ team, and starting my own I was asked by the big bosses to cater again for my company. 200 lb of pork for roughly 800 folks last year I cooked it on this
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This year it's on my new custom pit! Gonna be awesome!!!
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Old 09-07-2012, 11:29 AM   #2
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Last year was a Very Brave Undertaking!!
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Old 09-07-2012, 11:32 AM   #3
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Yes I cooks 48 hours straight to get it done that was 1 batch of 3
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Old 09-07-2012, 01:23 PM   #4
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Thats dedication. Fine job Sir!! There is an old boy up in Wise County who feeds an entire town or about 10,000 folks in one day. He cooks all year on a normal sized pit and stores the meat for showtime. Sure he gets some serving help. Big Car Dealer pays for the groceries. Think they still do that but wouldnt bet my life on it. Variant of that plan works well for all large crowds of ravenous eaters. Many think its better cooked..froze and reheated than fresh cooked..mainly as it applies to brisket and butts. Never heard anybody touting the virtues of leftover chicken or ribs.
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Old 09-07-2012, 02:11 PM   #5
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Yeah we do it the weekend beore and freeze it the. Bring in the big pit to heat it up and get that smoke in the air
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Old 09-07-2012, 05:06 PM   #6
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Sounds like a plan. Two months before also works. I had it on good authority the winning brisket one year at Meridian (which is the LSBS illustrious hoo haw event I think) had been hiding out in some drunks freezer for three years or so prior to melting the ice crystals in the smoke or whutever and going to get the big money and dust collector...free catfish dinner etc. Its hard to tell on these kinda deals sometimes. Moral of the tale..briskets and butts look kindly on freezing and time is a moot point..lol. Bag sucking gizmos are good.
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Old 09-09-2012, 04:10 PM   #8
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I am trying to talk them into changing me from IT to Marketing. Buying a pit and letting me cook in comps with them
As a sponsor. We sell insurance for classic cars and motorcycles. BBQ comps would be great advertisement, not to mention if this blind nut could find a squirrel and win a GC
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I am trying to talk them into changing me from IT to Marketing. Buying a pit and letting me cook in comps with them
As a sponsor. We sell insurance for classic cars and motorcycles. BBQ comps would be great advertisement, not to mention if this blind nut could find a squirrel and win a GC
Man, that is my fantasy job! When I first started in the Oil Bidness in '76, there were people who had the official job title of Company Cook. They would travel around the country cooking for all corporate events like safety banquets, anniversaries, and any other kinds of recognitions. I have been to everything from corn boils, to fish fries, to BBQs. Best food in the world. If my company would care to restart the legacy, I am ready willing and able!!
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:31 AM   #10
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What a gig. Apparently that company cook position is still active in some areas. Just been hearing about an old cooking chum who started out hauling salt water in the oil patch down in S. Texas..then the boss man figgered out he was a pretty fair cookie..and the cookie before him had managed to ruin 50 huge Choice Ribeyes..which created an opening. Now his job is to cook for the rig hands on several locations as sort of a perk. He does bbq..gumbo..steaks..crawdads etc. Rumor is he hits each site about 3 times a month and feeds em good. Only works 3 days a week..Mon Tues and Weds so that give him plenty of time for comp. Some folks have it made huh? Hope he dont burn up the steaks like the last guy or he liable to go back to being a truck driver. lol.
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