Danny Mikes – Fat Boys BBQ team


Danny Mikes has been involved in barbecue his whole life. Fat Boys BBQ team are 3 time World champs, 3 time National champs, 8 time Texas state champs. 2014 was their best year in comps so far with 22 entries and 19 overall wins. They won the American Royal in 1997 and the very next year won The Jack Daniels Invitational. His son, Corey, joined the team in 2011 to make it a real family affair. Jamie cooks on Jambo pits, one mounted into a 24ft trailer with a 10ft porch. He is also the proprietor of Fat Boys BBQ restaurant in Temple, Texas.

Danny has won several awards for his barbecued lamb which is a less frequently seen category in the States. Here, he shares some tips for how he likes to cook it:

To check out more of Danny’s competition adventures, visit the Fat Boys BBQ facebook page.