Destination America's BBQ PITMASTERS Presents 'Fathers Day All-Day Buffet' Today

Doesn't it always seem like Father's Day turns into the man of honor grilling up a feast for the whole family? This year, Destination America will be gifting your old man the day off and letting the masters do the legwork on the all-day stunt FATHER'S DAY ALL-DAY BUFFET from 10am - 4pm on Destination America. From juicy ribs to tender brisket, the grilling greats of BBQ PITMASTERS will have the whole family salivating all afternoon. These episodes are dishing out a fiery line-up of competition, with chefs from coast-to-coast ready to duke it out from behind the grill. We're hoping Dad can learn an exciting new technique before showing the family that he's the real BBQ PITMASTER in your house. Tune into FATHER'S DAY ALL-DAY BUFFET today, Jun. 21 at 10am on Destination America.

Starting at 10am this Sunday, June 21, Destination America honors our country's amazing fathers with a special daytime block of BBQ PITMASTERS. This finger-lickin' good special will air five back-to-back episodes of BBQ PITMASTERS to teach dad a thing or two from the experts. Carnivores commence - the masters will be cooking up pork belly, turkey, ribs, ham and all of your favorites. You, and Dad, won't want to miss all the smoking, marinating, roasting, braising and grilling your appetite can handle during this 6 hour special.

Destination America's FATHER'S DAY ALL-DAY BUFFET daytime special stunt will kick-off Sunday, Jun 21 at 10am on Destination America!

The daytime stack will include the following delicious duels:


Memphis, Tennessee is an American barbeque capital and here at the Annual Pigs in Flight BBQ Competition three Pitmasters will face off to see who can cook the best Baby Back Ribs and Pork Butt. Melissa Cookston of Memphis Barbeque Co. is the winningest woman in all of barbeque with a dozen first place finishes for pork under her belt. But Big Moe Cason of Ponderosa BBQ in Iowa may give Melissa a run for her money, having competed in over 130 competitive barbecue contests. Or will Donny Bray of Warren County Pork Choppers surprise them all by smoking the competition with his old-school pit? Whoever can master these pork cuts will move onto the finale for a chance to win $50,000 and the title of BBQ PITMASTERS Grand Champion.


Johnny Trigg of Smokin' Triggers is a legend in barbeque with half a million dollars in winnings, but his old school barbeque ways will be challenged by modern barbeque techniques of younger Pitmasters like Chris Hart of Wicked Good Barbeque and Charles Wilson of C-Dubs Corruption BBQ Crew? The Pitmasters are faced with two challenging meats, pork belly and whole turkey.


Dothan, Alabama knows their BBQ so heavy hitter LeeAnne Whippen, NYC 5 Star Chef Shane McBride and one of North Carolina's favorite, Corey Brinson of Fatback's BBQ & Rib Shack have come to slaughter the competition. Today's challenge Beef Ribs and Fresh Ham! Will Fatback's Rib Shack know how to handle the beef


Who says Canadians can't BBQ? We've got Diva Q, a Canuck Cook team with the challenge of Whole Chicken and Rack of Pork who says Canadians do it best! Cooking against the Diva is Doctor Randy Hill of Southern Krunk Burn One Boys BBQ and Rob Marion of 2 Worthless Nuts. These three teams will light up their pits and try to out smoke one another in a battle of poultry and pig in Salisbury, Maryland.


Five teams, $50,000 and only one BBQ Pitmaster. The winners from all the previous competitions are in one of America's biggest BBQ Capitals, Lexington North Carolina, facing off in the biggest, baddest, heaviest hitting BBQ Competition this country has ever seen! It's a battle of North Carolina vs. South Carolina. The Godfather of BBQ Johnny Trigg against the reigning Queen Melissa Cookston. And don't overlook Diva Q, she may be from Canada but give her a cut of Pork and she'll send you home empty handed.

About Destination America

Destination America is the only network to celebrate the people, places, and stories of the United States. The inclusive network targeting Adults 25-54 is available in nearly 60 million homes, emblazoning television screens with the grit and tenacity, honesty and work ethic, humor and adventurousness that characterize our nation. Destination America features travel, food, adventure, home, and natural history, with original series like BBQ Pitmasters; A Haunting; Mountain Monsters; Buying Alaska; Buying the Bayou; and Railroad Alaska. For more information, please visit,, or Destination America is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's #1 pay-tv programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.

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