COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It was a great day for Blues and Bar-B-Que in the Chattahoochee Valley on Saturday.
Local backyard pit masters brought in smoky, sweet, and savory flavors for participants to enjoy.
Their grub was up for the ultimate taste competition during the People's Choice Cook-Off.
We spoke to one of the chefs under the hot pressure.
"We're camped out here, we got our camping tent, we stayed out here all night, 16 hours, we smoked our meat, we finally pulled it, and we're just trying to serve good food at the end of the day," said James, executive sous chef at Columbus Trade Center. "We're just trying to just trying to serve good food."
Organizers say they sold about 1,200 tickets for this event.