Heath Riles

Heath Riles began his career at the young age of 18 years old in the small town of Ashland, Mississippi. Since then, he has racked up over 75 Grand Championship wins in the Memphis BBQ Network (MBN), Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) and the Steak Cookoff Association (SCA).

Today, Heath has established himself as an industry-leading expert in both competition BBQ and grilling. He teaches BBQ classes, does restaurant consulting as well as menu and recipe development for backyard and professional chefs. Riles also sells his award-winning line of BBQ rubs, sauces, and injections in stores all over the world.


  • The only person ever to win a dual MBN and KCBS Grand Championship on the same day at a double event, not once, but TWICE.
  • Featured on the Food Network and Travel Channel network TV shows
  • Four-time MBN Team of the Year, 3-time MBN Whole Hog Team of the Year, 4-time MBN Pork Team of the Year, 6-time MBN Rib Team of the Year