Luke Darnell is the pitmaster of Old Virginia Smoke BBQ competition team out of Bristow, VA. He is a 2 time World BBQ Champion winning the 2016 World Food BBQ Championship and was the 2021 American Royal World Championship in chicken. He was also the 2017 KCBS Team Of The Year in chicken. Luke has won over 36 Grand and Reserve Champions against some of the best Pitmasters in America. Luke was recently featured on the Food Networks hit TV show BBQ USA hosted by Michael Symon.
Luke has been competing on the competition circuit since 2013. He loves to BBQ and is always learning and working to perfect the art of smoking. His passion for BBQ has even carried over to his food trailer and catering business.
His 100% tell-all competition cooking school is packed full of Pro Tips, techniques, and recipes that will show you everything you need to know to take your backyard BBQ or KCBS Competition Cooking to a level you never thought was possible. What are you waiting for? Select the meat you want to learn how to cook, hit the buy button and start cooking like a World Champion today!!