Ep 35: Christopher Prieto - Why This Champion Pitmaster Dedicates His Life to Serving Wounded Warriors

Unbeatable by Jeff Struecker

Episode notes

Christopher Prieto is truly at the top of the barbecue world. Born and raised in Texas, he learned how to perfect the science and art of barbecue, going on to appear on Food Network’s Chopped, Destination America’s BBQ Pitmasters, and the Cooking Channel’s Meat Masters, AND write a cookbook with Southern Living Magazine! But, after 5 years of planning a restaurant, the world shut down right before the grand opening. Hear how he navigated that heartbreak and what has led to his passion for serving wounded warriors.

You’ll hear:

  • how he fell in love with barbecue at an early age

  • what it was like to be on the professional bbq circuit and compete on some of the biggest stages

  • how it felt to open a restaurant at one of the worst times in history for restaurants

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