#002: Tales from a KCBS BBQ Legend – Gene Goycochea

Gene Goycochea (@GGoycochea) from KCBS BBQ and Cali Comfort BBQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/GGoycochea Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/genegoycochea/ 2001 Article on CBBQA Out of the World: http://old.cbbqa.org/teams/OutOTW/index.html 2011 Article on Gene and Cali Comfort BBQ: https://patch.com/california/lamesa/new-bbq-pit-recipes-adding-smoky-favorites-to-cali-comfort-menu 2013 Article on Gene and Cali Comfort BBQ: http://www.eccalifornian.com/article/cali-comfort-more-great-bbq-it-about-family-and-community BBQ Industry Article with Tri-Tip “tips” from Gene: http://www.bbqindustry.com/culinary/smoke-tri-tip-like-santa-maria/ Ole Hickory Pits: www.olehickorypits.com/ Weber Grills: www.weber.com/US/en/grills Del Mar BBQ Championship: http://arlie-que.com/event_detail.php?event=10200 Man Meat BBQ Podcast with Shawn: http://www.manmeatbbq.com/mmb-blog/2017/4/27/mmb-ep-116-chat-with-cali-comfort-bbq Scott and BR Show April 28, Hour 2: http://www.mighty1090.com/episode/the-scott-and-br-show-april-28th-3pm-hour-2/   – Shawn's tweet that caused fans in San Diego to go buck wild: https://twitter.com/shawnpwalchef/status/858043563438997504 – Dave and Jeff's Podcast in response to people's backlash against Shawn and Cali Comfort BBQ: https://daveandjeffshow.com/2017/05/04/dave-and-jeff-are-back-and-cover-everything-from-a-to-z/ – Shawn and Gene first met in 2009 when Gene was retired – Gene tells us about his journey as a BBQ competitor, judge, and his BBQ roles at Cali Comfort BBQ – Differences between competition-style BBQ and restaurant-style BBQ – How Gene helped Shawn change Cali Comfort into a well-known BBQ spot – Ole Hickory Smokers delivering quality BBQ – Consistency is key for restaurant-style BBQ – Gene Goycochea competed in BBQ and is now a teacher of BBQ classes – 30 Years ago “There was no good BBQ in California” – Gene learned the most from BBQ competitions and brought his knowledge to Cali Comfort BBQ – What happens when you get the “BBQ Bug”  – Gene and “Rattlesnake Roundups” at his first BBQ contest – First Ole Hickory bought in 2002 and stuck in a 50 ft. trailer – The intimidation factors of KCBS BBQ contests – Knowing how to cook for VOLUME in People's Choice – People's Choice BBQ started in 1998 in San Diego with Gene Goycochea – Cali Comfort BBQ new partnerships with San Diego Gulls at Valley View Casino Center – BBQ pits at Cali Comfort BBQ run almost 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – How Cali Comfort BBQ and Valley Farm Market ruined people's Thanksgiving with over 100 birds and two Ole Hickory Pits running – Oklahoma Joe's BBQ https://www.joeskc.com/ with 18 Ole Hickory Pits – Pappy's Smokehouse St. Louis BBQ http://www.pappyssmokehouse.com/ with 25 Ole Hickory Pits – Try Grande Ole BBQ in San Diego http://grandolebbq.com/ – John Bracamonte in Hillcrest Brazen BBQ http://www.brazenbbq.com/ – Jet West Band (jingle in intro) http://www.jetwestband.com/ – Tim Hurley Band http://timhurleymusic.com/ Get in Touch Derek Marso – https://twitter.com/MarsoDerek Shawn Walchef – https://twitter.com/shawnpwalchef Cory Wagner – www.twitter.com/TheFifthPofmkt Valley Farm Market – www.valleyfarmmarkets.com – www.instagram.com/valleyfarmmarket/ Cali Comfort BBQ – www.calicomfortbbq.com/ – www.instagram.com/calicomfortbbq/ – www.twitter.com/calicomfort Behind The Smoke -www.instagram.com/bbqwarstories/ – www.facebook.com/bbqwarstories/ – www.twitter.com/bbqwarstories Email – behindthesmoke@calicomfortbbq.com


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