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Soulful St Louis BBQ

With over 3 decades of experience, Pitmaster James Boatright Sr aka Big J with Big J Soul BBQ has mastered the art of soulful BBQ.

Breaking away from traditional BBQ, Big J Soul BBQ process of meat selections, sauces, rubs, and woods renders their BBQ in a style that’s not a conformist to industry style of BBQ!

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Internationally Recognized BBQ

Big J was a featured contestant in Netflix’s The American Barbecue Showdown bringing his soulful BBQ to an international viewership level.

Our tours have included:
  • Cooked in the Q in the Lou with Big Moe Cason from Des Moines Iowa and John from Pappy’s Smokehouse out St.Louis MO
  • Q in Denver BBQ Festival with Chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois
  • Big Moe Cason Memphis In May BBQ Competition Team
  • Represented myself “Big J SouL BBQ in the Virtual Q in the Lou and Q in Denver BBQ Festivals that blew the people away.

Catering - Classes - Events

Entering into 2021 we will soon be updating our website with our event and class schedules!

For any catering inquiries in the greater St. Louis are please Contact Us!

Big J Soul BBQ Rub Demo