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Owner & Pitmaster

Brian started barbecuing in 1986 after joining the Marine Corps and moving to North Carolina. He has done Catering & BBQ competitions in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia. Brian opened the Smokehouse here in Manitowoc in the spring of 2016 and has been serving up fresh & authentic southern BBQ to the city ever since. 

Brian's favorite dish on the menu? Pastrami and Brisket