About Us

About Cowboy BBQ

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CowboyBBQ is a California-based, family owned and operated business and online bbq store. We offer a line of BBQ Sauces, Relishes and Gourmet Seasonings. The complete line of products is sold in stores, gift shops and restaurants around Northern California, as well as their own online bbq store.

Owners

Curtis and Megan Grima purchased Cowboy BBQ in April of 2020. The Grima’s live in Yuba City where they are raising their two young children, Jacob and Brooklynn. 

Founders & Original Owners

The founders of Cowboy BBQ, John and Julie Bidegain, started their lives together farming in Live Oak, California beneath the World’s smallest mountain range, the Sutter Buttes. 

Cowboy BBQ started when their children were in grammar school and they were in charge of the school’s annual BBQ and carnival. The company was started in 2001 in the Bidegain home, with a single BBQ sauce. 

They ended up building a Ferris Wheel BBQ grill to make life easier and crafted the BBQ sauce to go along with it. They became a hit and went on to expand and entered their sauces in cook-offs and other competitions and won awards. It was only a matter of time before they began the process of manufacturing the product line and selling it to the world.

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Our Awards and Achievements:

corn salsa
smokey salty bronc seasoning
sweet and smokey
Pork Rub

COWBOY BBQ
AWARDS

 

2017
Fiery Food Challenge/Zest Fest
Irvine, Texas

1st place (Cookoff  – Dry Seasoning /Rub Pork)
Cowboy BBQ Pork Wranglers Rub
3rd place (Best New Product Cookoff)
Cowboy BBQ Pork Wranglers Rub

2016
Chili Pepper Awards
Stafford, Texas
1st place – (Category-Specialty)

Cowboy BBQ Corn Salsa
2nd Place – (Category-Cookoff)
Cowboy BBQ Fishin’ Seafood Seasoning
2nd Place – (Category – Condiments/Rubs)
Cowboy BBQ Gone Fishin’ Seafood Seasoning

2015
Fiery Food Challenge,

Irving, Texas
2nd place (Category-Dry Seasoning/Rub)
Cowboy BBQ Smokey Salty Bronc Seasoning
3rd place – (Category-Cookoff-Table Seasoning)
Cowboy BBQ Smokey Salty Bronc

2014
Fiery Food Challenge,

Irving, Texas
1st place (Category-Dry Seasoning/Rub)
Cowboy BBQ Salty Bronc Seasoning

3rd place (Category-Tomato based)
Cowboy BBQ Sweet & Smokey Meat Moppin’ Sauce

2009
Fiery Food Challenge,

Fort Worth, Texas
1st place (Category- Bourbon Infused)
Cowboy BBQ Sweet & Smokey Meat Moppin’ Sauce
2nd place (Category- Relish)

Cowboy BBQ Cranberry-Orange Jalapeño Relish

2005
Fiery Food Challenge

Ft. Worth, Texas
1st place (Best Overall Product)
Cowboy BBQ Sweet & Smokey Meat Moppin’ Sauce

3rd place (Category- Relish)
Cowboy BBQ Sweet & Spicy Jalapeño Relish

2005
America’s Zesty Best Food Show

Los Angeles, California
Professional Food Competition
3rd place (Category- Relish)
Cowboy BBQ Cranberry-Orange Jalapeño Relish