Would You Like To Sponsor Big Papa's Country Kitchen?

To Our Fellow Barbecue Lovers,

The purpose of this letter is to ask you to consider sponsoring my Award Winning BBQ Team. My wife and I have been cooking in Barbecue competitions for six years. Our resume consists of many winnings including but not limited to:

  • 26 Grand Championships
  • 31 Reserve Grand Championships
  • Winners of the National Barbecue Festival's Best of the Best competition in 2008 and 2010 (this is a National by invitation only event)
  • 2010 Team of the year in the Florida BBQ Association, 2nd in 2011, 1st in 2012
  • Best Ribs in America at the USA BBQ Championship in Las Vegas in May, 2011
  • 25 first place wins for our BBQ sauce
  • Over 100 first place for individual category wins
  • Even the Best Apple Pie in America award
  • Award winners at the Jack Daniels invitational only contest
  • Award winners at the Kansas City Royal (over 500 teams)
  • November, 2012 Reserve Grand Champion of the World Food Championship in Las Vegas, NV. Televised hosted by Adam Richman
We have made several television appearances including The Food Channel, ESPN Speedweek, SuperBowl 2009, The Angie Casey Show and Fox 13 Cooking with Charlie Belcher, World Food Championship with Adam Richman and our latest TV appearance was Pitmaster BBQ as the Florida BBQ expert. We have been writing BBQ columns for several years for the National BBQ News and Woods N Water magazine and also the BBQ Times. In August, 2012 Big Papa had his first Professional Cooking School. We had 25 Professional BBQ teams in attendance. The school was a success. We have had 2 more since then which were a huge success. I am also past President on the Florida BBQ Association for 2012 and past board member 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011. Big Papa's Country Kitchen continues to compete and also offers catering services and private competition cooking classes.

Please consider sponsoring our team. As you can see we have been on many TV shows and travel to many areas of the world. Attached is a level of sponsorships that you could consider.

The following Sponsorship Levels are available:

GOLDEN GOLD SPONSORSHIP - $10,000.00

  • Team member Big Papa's Country Kitchen for a year
  • Florida BBQ Association membership
  • Cooking School (up to 4 people)
  • Banners of contest wins to display
  • One party up to 100 people (pork, one side)
  • Eat the Best BBQ ever
  • Advertise your business on our trailer. We travel just about every weekend up and down the highway
  • Invited to cook at any or all upcoming BBQ events
  • Big Papa's Country Kitchen Columbia embroidered shirts (2)

GOLD SPONSORSHIP - $5,000.00

  • Team member Big Papa's Country Kitchen for a year
  • Florida BBQ Association membership
  • Cooking school (up to 2 people)
  • Banners of contest wins to display
  • Eat the Best BBQ ever
  • Big Papa's Country Kitchen Columbia embroidered shirt (2)
  • Invited to cook at any or all upcoming BBQ events

SILVER SPONSORSHIP - $2,500.00

  • Team member Big Papa's Country Kitchen for a year
  • Florida BBQ Association membership
  • Cooking school (1 person)
  • Banners of contest wins to display
  • One party up to 25 people (pork, one side)
  • Eat the Best BBQ ever
  • Invited to 6 upcoming BBQ events
  • Big Papa's Country Kitchen nice embroidered shirt (1)

BRONZE SPONSORSHIP - $1000.00

  • Team member Big Papa's Country Kitchen for a year
  • Florida BBQ Association membership
  • Banners of contest wins to display
  • Name on the team sponsor banner
  • Invited to 3 upcoming BBQ events
  • Big Papa's t-shirts (2)

WHITE SPONSORSHIP - $500.00

  • Team member Big Papa's Country Kitchen for a year
  • Florida BBQ Association membership
  • Name on the team sponsor banner
  • Big Papa's t-shirt

Thank you in advance for your consideration,

Dana "Big Papa" & Janet Hillis
Big Papa's Country Kitchen