The reigning 2015 Memphis in May World Grand Champions, The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint struck out to defend even another World Championship title at the World Food Championships held in Kissimmee, Florida. Defending their 2014 Brisket World Championship ranking The Shed nailed it again, now sporting two major World Championships for 2015.
The World Food Championship is the largest competition in food sport, where champions of previous events convene, for a chance at winning the ultimate food crown and a share of $300,000. This year The Shed faced off, toe to toe, with 68 reigning Grand Champions from across the country and international teams.
The World Food Championships platform ranges from live-event integration and activations to a robust multimedia platform that serves culinary stars, home cooks, brands and destinations. In three short years, WFC has awarded more than $1 million in prizes and money, spawned a TV series, garnered more than 5 billion media impressions and launched numerous professional careers for successful contestants.
Another Mississippi based World Grand Champion, Mark Lambert, Sweet Swine O Mine/Team Compart carries yet another World Champion title in Pork home to Olive Branch, MS. Both The Shed and Team Compart ranked in an ancillary division of alligator with 2nd and 3rd places.