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Tara Runkles

Tara Runkles


Professional Bio

NBBQA Awards of Excellent 4th Place Spicy BBQ Sauce 2019

American Royal Sauce Competition Kansas City, Largest BBQ Sauce Competition on the Plant!!!
Curry Beast Places 1st in Specialty Category 2018
Spicy Beast Places 6th in Hot Category 2017

Kinston, North Carolina, "Sauce Boss Competition"
Professional Division Hot Beast 2nd and Carolina Beast 3rd Place 2018
People's Choice Hot Beast 2018
Professional Division Spicy Beast 1st Place 2017
People's Choice Spicy Beast 2016, 2015

The Saucekers National BBQ Sauce Competition in Boston
Curry Beast and Carolina Beast tie for 1st Place in Specialty Category 2018
Hot Beast 3rd Place in Tomato Spicy Category 2017

Illinois National Barbecue Society Sauce Championship
Carolina Beast wins Silver Medal 2018
Hot Beast wins Bronze Medal 2018
Spicy Beast wins Bronze Medal 2016

Gettysburg North vs. South BBQ Competition
Original Beast 2nd Place People's Choice 2013
 NBBQA Logo Emerging Professional Member

Areas of Expertise Distributor, Marketing & Retailer