Sterling Smith

Sterling Smith, owner and pit-master of Loot N’ Booty BBQ, has been competing on the professional BBQ circuit since 2009. In that time, Sterling and his family have traveled internationally and competed in major competitions including the Jack Daniel’s World BBQ Invitational, where they won the title of World Pork Champion, the American Royal World Series of BBQ, where they won Reserve Grand Champion out of more than 500 professional BBQ teams and won the title of Chicken World Champion, the Sam’s Club Finals and The Kingsford Australian Invitational. Sterling has won 31 Grand and Reserve Grand Championship Awards, more than 300 top ten awards, 9 perfect “180” scores, 3 – 700+ scores and is the two-time Australian Invitational Lamb Champion. Loot N’ Booty BBQ is the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Arizona BBQ Team of the Year and was featured on an episode of Destination America Channel’s Smoked, where Sterling and his wife Molly won the title of “Smoked BBQ Boss.”  Loot N’ Booty BBQ Rubs and Sauces are sold nationally and internationally at hundreds of retailers world-wide and Sterling teaches competition and backyard style BBQ classes at locations across the world. For more information visit: