Our Story - Everyone has a Tale to Tell... Here's Ours.

Scroll through the timeline or the story of House of Q.  It all stated back in 2005 and events are listed as they happened over the years.  We left out a few of the stories because we thought this is just a timeline, not a biography!

House of Q History

Hall of Fame Award for the Misko’s
Hall of Fame Awards Shewchuk Misko 2023

After 17 years of competing as BBQ pitmasters, Corinne and BBQ Brian Misko were inducted into the Pacific Northwest BBQ Association’s (PNWBA) Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Abbotsford, BC.  Rockin Ronnie Shewchuk awarded them with a plaque and the honors as BBQ Brian was finishing a stage presentation…Read More

National BBQ Association Awards House of Q
2023 NBBQA awards AB

At the annual National BBQ Association’s Awards of Excellence, House of Q was awarded three top prizes.  This year the conference was held in Orlando, FL and the prizes were: 5th Place for Competition Rib Rub in the pork rub category, 4th Place for Five Star BBQ Sauce in the…Read More

Three Big Sauce and Spice Awards for House of Q!
Apple Butter BBQ Sauce

There were three more awards for House of Q BBQ sauces and spices at the National BBQ Association’s annual Awards of Excellence held in Dallas, Texas.  This year, House of Q was awarded:  5th Place for the brand new Competition Rib Rub in the pork rub category; 4th Place for…Read More

New BBQ Seasonings are Released
Comp Rib Rub v2

Every BBQ Pitmaster says they share all of their secrets…  even though they hold dearly a few.  BBQ Brian decided it was time for two of his top BBQ rubs to be available to customers.  The Competition Beef Rub and Competition Rib Rub were released in the spring of 2021.

New Sauce Gets Big Award!

At the annual National BBQ Association’s Awards of Excellence, the newly released BBQ sauce from House of Q called Five Star BBQ Sauce was awarded 5th place in the tomato mild category.  This category is the most contested and popular category for BBQ sauces.  For a brand new sauce this…Read More

New Sauce Launched – Five Star BBQ Sauce
Five Star BBQ Sauce V2

After being in development for five or six years, BBQ Brian finally decided that there were no further revisions to Five Star BBQ Sauce.  This tasty endeavor was originally crafted for pitmaster competitions, then modified for use with the Insomniacs as they competed in Sonora, Mexico.  An early version of…Read More

BBQ Sauces and Spices Expand into US Market

With the growth of customers in the USA and the marketing efforts of our US partner, House of Q BBQ sauces for this region are being manufactured in Missouri and the spices in Colorado.  All Things Barbecue based in Wichita, KS fuels the growth with online availability of the sauces…Read More

Slow Smoke Gold Awarded 3rd Place
SSG Awards

… at the annual National BBQ Association’s Awards of Excellence.  This pushes Slow Smoke Gold to the top performer for House of Q for the total number of awards accumulated for a sauce or spice.

More Premium Seasonings
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Continuing to grow, House of Q adds two more Premium Seasonings to their product roster.  New in 2018 are Grandma’s Garden and Gusto D’Italia.

BBQ Brian Leads Mexican Team Insomniacs in Memphis

One of the notable BBQ competitions in USA is the annual Memphis in May.  Through 2016 and into 2017 BBQ Brian helped a Mexican team called the Insomniacs from Hermosillo by teaching and coaching them all about BBQ.  The team ventured to compete at the prestigious Memphis in May event. …Read More

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