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    Moe Cason BBQ

    P.O. BOX 41324 Des Moines Iowa 50311

    (515) 309-1447

    Hours

    Monday - Friday: 11am - 9pm

    Saturday: 11am - 11pm

    Sunday: Closed

    Press

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    Steve Harvey Talk Show

    Steve Harvey Talk Show

    Steve Harvey Talk Show

    Big Moe Cason has made a name for himself with competitive wins and national broadcast appearances on BBQ shows. moe cason bbq smoking ribs

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    Harry Talk Show

    Steve Harvey Talk Show

    Steve Harvey Talk Show

    Im happy to announce that I’m going back on Harry Connick’s show “Harry” during sweeps week feb 16th. 

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    Local Eats

    Steve Harvey Talk Show

    Local Eats

    Cooking with Moe Cason: Beef Ribs, Collard Greens and Cornbread

    About Us

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    About Moe Cason

    • Born, raised, and corn fed out of Des Moines, Iowa.   
    • Veteran of the U.S. Navy served on the USS Missouri – an Iowa class Battleship nicknamed “Big Mo”, now a museum ship at Pearl Harbor.  
    • Moe is passionate about BBQ because what initially was a hobby, very quickly turned into a way of life.   
    • He is a self-taught Pitmaster, using skills and authentic ingredients passed down from Grandmother Margaret Cason.   
    • He has competed in approximately 260 contests in 35 states since 2006 while working a full time job. 
    • Started Ponderosa Barbeque in Des Moines, Iowa.   
    • Contestant, Judge, and Star on Destination America’s Pitmaster’s and BBQ Pit Wars, and judge on new show “SMOKED” set to air June 2016.  
    • Has partnered with Smithfield the past four years to exclusively support Walmart’s Summer Rib Program.  

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    AWARDS

    Multiple Grand and Reserve Grand Championships

    Multiple 1st & 2nd place awards in chicken, ribs, pork, and brisket

    Competed and won awards in 35 states

    Competed in the following BBQ sanctions KCBS,IBCA, GBA, and MBN, Memphis in May

    3 perfect “180” scores in chicken, ribs, & pork shoulder

    2nd Place Sauce at the 2012 Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational