Sadler's Smokehouse Features its Signature Brisket at the 31st American Royal Barbecue

Texas company is first Kansas City Barbeque Society Seal of Approval winner to participate in prestigious event.

Oct 01, 2010, 06:18 ET from Sadler's Smokehouse

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Sadler's Smokehouse, Ltd., North America's leader in premium, pit-smoked meats, will offer barbecue enthusiasts free samples of its famous pit-smoked brisket at the 31st annual American Royal Barbecue on October 1 - 3.

The American Royal Barbecue is the opening event of the American Royal and the largest barbecue competition in the world. Located on more than 20 acres in Kansas City's historic Stockyards District, nearly 500 teams compete in four individual barbecue contests.

Sadler's Smokehouse Brisket recently earned the Kansas City Barbeque Society seal of approval, and the Texas company's participation in this weekend's event marks the first time a KCBS-approved vendor has sampled its meats at the prestigious BBQ competition.

"The best-of-the-best in BBQ attend the American Royal so we're honored to be included and to sample our premium pit-smoked brisket with BBQ aficionados," said Greg Klein, Sadler's Smokehouse Executive VP of Marketing. "Making great BBQ is an art and Sadler's is dedicated to crafting authentic, great tasting BBQ that is quick, convenient and ready to serve for a great barbecue meal anytime."

Sadler's KCBS-approved brisket will be available to taste at the Sadler's booth located in space 15, northwest of Lot C. Guests can have their photo taken with the vintage Sadler's Smokehouse '56 Chevy truck. Guests will then have the opportunity to enter their photo in the Sadler's Smokehouse Facebook Fan of the Week contest. Winners will be selected weekly and will receive a free brisket and their photo will be featured on the Sadler's Facebook page.

Sadler's prepares its meats today with the same authentic, pit-smoking techniques the company used when it was founded in 1948. All meats are carefully selected, trimmed, seasoned and pit-smoked over hickory and other natural hardwood for hours. All Sadler's products are fully cooked and feature innovative packaging designed for easy heating in the oven, microwave or on the grill. Sadler's meats are available in the refrigerated section of grocery and club stores throughout the United States and via mail order through

About Sadler's Smokehouse, Ltd. Sadler's premium smoked meats, authentic barbecue dinners and other entrees continue to pioneer the new segment of premium barbecue and fully cooked smoked meats. Sadler's Smokehouse products are sold in 42 continental states and internationally and the company continues to expand since its 2007 acquisition by Wholesome Holdings Group, LLC and Brazos Private Equity Partners, LLC. In June 2010, the Food Network's popular show, "Unwrapped", featured Sadler's in its "Fire it up" segment, now airing in rerun format. For more information visit or see the company's Facebook fan page at

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