Shootin’ The Que Podcast with Heath Riles

Welcome to Shootin’ the Que with Heath Riles, the ultimate podcast for all BBQ and cooking enthusiasts! Get ready to embark on a journey with Heath and his esteemed guests as they share invaluable insights, expert tips, and captivating stories from the world of competitive BBQ, home cooking, and everything in between. Whether you’re an aspiring pitmaster looking to perfect your brisket or a backyard grill enthusiast eager to learn the art of outdoor cooking, we’ve got you covered. So sit back, relax, grab your favorite beverage, and get ready to Shoot the Que with Heath Riles.

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4 days ago

It has been a busy week for Heath Riles BBQ! The team headed down to Florida for the grand re-opening of Chad Ward's expanded Whiskey Bent BBQ location in Lakeland, FL. Next they headed to Orlando, FL for the massive Ace Hardware Trade Show. Heath and Candace give you a full breakdown of their week including some can't miss places to eat in the Lakeland and Orlando areas!

Tuesday Sep 19, 2023

Texas BBQ comes to the Shootin' The Que Podcast this week as Heath and Candace are joined by JD Marsh of Breggy Bomb BBQ! They talk about how Houston Astros' pitcher Alex Bregman became an owner, ghost pepper cocktails, and the biggest difference between the San Antonio and Houston BBQ Contests.

Tuesday Sep 12, 2023

Heath is joined this week by Mike Starr! They discuss Mike's time on Air Force One and his signature spicy rubs, and top it off with a bold statement about Gordon Ramsay in this week's episode of the Shootin' The Que Podcast!

Tuesday Sep 05, 2023

Heath and Candace are joined in the studio this week by The BBQ Ninja, Craig Verhage. Find out how Craig got his particular nickname, the story behind catching the giant gator known as "The Dark Knight" and more!

Tuesday Aug 29, 2023

Heath and Candace look ahead to the Ace Hardware Tradeshow, New Recipes and College Football in this episode. And for the first time ever respond to some of the "Mean Comments" left to them by viewers!

Tuesday Aug 22, 2023

Jake Fullinton of @bbqwithbigjake joins Heath and Candace in the studio this week as they discuss the future of the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, keyboard critics and people's obsession with Jake's age.

Tuesday Aug 15, 2023

Heath and Candace are back from Key West with a recap of the first annual Rub & Tug Invitational presented by Bear & Burton, the W Sauce guys.  The 3 day contest included fishing, lobster diving and a bbq competition all to help raise money for pediatric brain cancer.2:28 - Driving Golf Carts 3:51 - Chickens 6:40 - Fishing 8:24 - Catching Sharks 10:45 - Deep Sea Fishing VS Key West Fishing 12:30 - Lobster Diving 16:39 - Sandbar 18:09 - Greatest BBQ Experience 20:17 - Max The Meat Guy 21:34 - Rain Storm 25:50 - Drosco 27:00 - Meeting Everyone 29:48 - Belly Flop Contents 32:00 - W Sauce Speedo 33:23 - Awards & The W Sauce Team

Tuesday Aug 08, 2023

The week on Shootin' The Que, Heath and Candace are joined by Nick Woolfolk from The Great Pig In The Sky. They talk about life on the road and some of their more memorable cooks, with stories about destroyed trailers and the worst Mexican restaurant in Mississippi. The Mailbag segment is back with five brand new listener questions from across our social media.

Tuesday Aug 01, 2023

Heath and Candace highlight their upcoming trip to Key West for Bear and Burton's Rub & Tug event. They sit down with Bear and Burton to discuss the origins of their hit W Sauce and breakdown the schedule for their 3 day Rub & Tug event, and have a new group of fan questions to answer in their Mail Bag segment.

Thursday Jul 06, 2023

Welcome to the exciting season finale of the Shootin' The Que Podcast with your hosts, Heath and Candace! Get ready for an epic wrap-up as we bid farewell to an incredible first season.
We take a trip down memory lane, revisiting each guest. (1:15) Camera Malfunctions and Learning Podcast (2:00) Mitchell Bedwell (3:00) Henry Evans (5:11) Recap of Springfest (5:55) Shane LeClair (7:39) Finishing at Springfest (8:16) M/W Smokers (9:18) Cary Chasteen (9:50) Brandon O’Guin (11:10) Will MIM be back on the River? (13:25) Will Hair (14:05) John David and John Dalton Wheeler (17:00) Shane LeClair (17:35) Kevin LaRocque (20:51) Andrew Arbogast (23:38) Hey Grill Hey.
We're also diving into the mailbag to answer the burning questions sent in by our dedicated fans on social media. (24:45) Mailbag Questions (25:20) Mayo as a binder (26:33) Weber Kettle to smoke St. Louis Ribs without wrapping (27:05) Woods for red meat, poultry, and fish (27:47) Advice for creators (28:38) Go-to sides for family and friends (29:28) Temp for competition chicken and bite through skin (30:47) Who inspired Heath to BBQ (31:55) Did you think your products would be this successful (32:53) Do you always inject ribs (33:40) Biggest thing you had to overcome in BBQ comp world (34:56) What would you pass down to new teams? (39:25) Season 1 wrap up and announcements
Don't miss out on this season finale that's sure to leave you craving for more!
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About Heath Riles

Heath has been grilling since he was 18 and cooked on a competition BBQ team in Ashland, MS. Heath has established himself as an industry leading expert in both competition BBQ and grilling. The title pit master doesn't quite sum up everything Heath has cooking. He has created an award-winning line of BBQ rubs, sauces, marinades, glazes and injections that make the jaws of even the biggest BBQ skeptics drop. 

Over the years, Heath has been recognized by the Memphis BBQ Network, the Kansas City BBQ Society, and the Steak Cook-Off Association for mastering various cooking styles. While he was busy becoming a BBQ legend, he also managed to rack up 75+ championships, multiple perfect scores, and is the 2022 Memphis in May World Rib Champion.

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