Big Bad BBQ Brawl

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

  • 2016
  • 3 Seasons
  • 5.9  (9)

Brooklyn's Shannon Ambrosio is one of New York's biggest BBQ mavericks, and this summer the chef and his crew are heading out of town to put their Northern BBQ skills to the test against expert pit masters in the South in the four-episode series Big bad BBQ Brawl. Shannon's fiery road battle visits the BBQ scenes of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina, where smoking meat low and slow is an art.

Big Bad BBQ Brawl
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Double Dog Dare-Ya Brawl
7. Double Dog Dare-Ya Brawl
November 14, 2017
Brooklyn Pitmaster Shannon Ambrosio is heading to the windy city, Chicago, where he'll face off against Rusty Findlay and his team at Demon Dawgs. Shannon challenges them to make not one, but two different barbecue hot dogs because this is the Double Dog Dare-Ya Brawl! If Shannon is going to come out the top dog in this fight he'll need some help, and local barbecue expert Duce Raymond of Sweet Baby Ray's is just the man for the task. Will Shannon's New York twist on BBQ hot dogs have the bite the judges are looking for, or will he be sent back to the doghouse?
BBQ Chicken and Biscuits
6. BBQ Chicken and Biscuits
November 7, 2017
Brooklyn Pitmaster, Shannon Ambrosio pulls into Nashville, to take on Michael Powell and his team from Little Choo-Choo BBQ in a barbecue chicken and biscuits brawl. Using help from a Nashville native, Pitmaster Tony Roney, Shannon sets out to "Brooklyn-ize" this Nashville classic, and capitalize on the popularity of "hot-chicken" for his spin. Is Shannon's dish too hot for the judges to handle? Or will they be singing his praises for the win?
BBQ Hot Brown Sandwich
5. BBQ Hot Brown Sandwich
October 31, 2017
Brooklyn barbecue chef Shannon Ambrosio challenges the team at J. Render's BBQ in Lexington, Kentucky, to add a barbecue twist on a classic Kentucky sandwich, the Hot Brown! With Pitmaster Jen Lyle's of Lyle's BBQ by his side, Shannon adds local Kentucky ingredients to his smoky "Brooklyn-ized" hot brown. But will Shannon's northern take on this southern classic impress the Kentucky judges?
TV Dinner BBQ Brawl
4. TV Dinner BBQ Brawl
October 24, 2017
Brooklyn pitmaster Shannon Ambrosio heads to Indianapolis, to challenge local barbecue favorites, His Place Eatery, in a smoked meatloaf challenge served TV dinner style! With help from Chris Morrison from Black Metal BBQ, these two aim to impress the judges and beat the competition with their "Brooklyn-ized" take on BBQ smoked meatloaf. You've never seen TV dinners like this before!
Bourbon and Bacon BBQ Brawl
3. Bourbon and Bacon BBQ Brawl
October 17, 2017
Brooklyn chef and barbecue expert Shannon Ambrosio is heading south to Louisville, Kentucky, to challenge Pitmaster Chris Williams and his boys from 502 Cafe in a Bourbon and Bacon Brawl. 502 Cafe knows their bourbon, but Shannon isn't making it that easy on this Kentucky crew, because both teams must serve their dishes pizza style. With the help of Kentucky local, Chef Loreal Gavin, Shannon gathers some great local ingredients to infuse into his BBQ pizza recipe. Which pizza will charm the Kentucky judges? And who will go home without the bacon?
Bone-In-BBQ Brawl
2. Bone-In-BBQ Brawl
October 10, 2017
Brooklyn barbecue expert Shannon Ambrosio heads to Minneapolis, to battle local barbecue favorites, Charlie and Hannah Johnson of Q Fanatic, in a Bone-in-BBQ Brawl. In order to take this father and daughter crew down, Shannon enlists the help of celebrated chef, Lisa Carlson. Together they create a curry goat feast, fit for a crowd. Will Q-Fanatic impress the judges with their classic take on family-style Bone-In-Q? Or will Shannon take the win back to Brooklyn?
Beer and Cheese BBQ Brawl
1. Beer and Cheese BBQ Brawl
October 3, 2017
Brooklyn Barbecue chef, Shannon Ambrosio, heads to the beer and cheese capital of the world: Milwaukee, to challenge the "King of Barbecue," Darnell Ashley and his son, Jazz in an epic beer & cheese BBQ brawl. With some help from beloved local chef, Michael Feker of Il Mito, Shannon "Brooklyn-izes" his barbecue rib tips with an Asian twist. Will this creative approach be enough to steal the crown?
Description

Brooklyn's Shannon Ambrosio is one of New York's biggest BBQ mavericks, and this summer the chef and his crew are heading out of town to put their Northern BBQ skills to the test against expert pit masters in the South in the four-episode series Big bad BBQ Brawl. Shannon's fiery road battle visits the BBQ scenes of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina, where smoking meat low and slow is an art.Big Bad BBQ Brawl is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (23 episodes). The series first aired on May 30, 2016.

Where to Watch Big Bad BBQ Brawl

Big Bad BBQ Brawl is available for streaming on the Cooking Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Big Bad BBQ Brawl on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Sling, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    May 30, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    5.9  (9)