The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is still a couple of days away, but one of its most popular events kicked off Thursday.
The World Championship Barbecue Cookoff Contest at Reliant Park annually features some of the area’s best grill masters. This year over 240 teams will compete for the title of best barbecue.
A record 244,184 guests joined the feast in 2011, and event organizers hope that number will be even higher this year.
KHOU 11 News’ Chita Johnson chatted with the chairman of the event, Jeff Jones, who talked about everything you need to know if you plan on going.
Click the video above to see what he had to say.