Teaching next: BBQAMP 001 Dallas-Fort Worth
Matt and his wife Traci (“T-Bird”) Pittman hail from the great state of Texas where their love of barbecue runs deep. Matt grew up cookin’ and learnin’ from his Grandma June in Alabama, and has spent his life around food ever since.
Matt got seriously involved in barbecue after taking a trip to Central Texas to taste the “real stuff.” One bite of salt & pepper brisket and he was hooked. From that point forward, barbecue became his passion. Between competing, hosting classes, and being the king of Dallas Cowboys tailgates, Matt is now a seasoned pro.
While appearing on the hit TV show BBQ Pitmasters, his brand Meat Church was born. In unplanned fashion, after prepping his his unique spice blends for the show, he decided to package and sell his creations. His beef rub was first to market, and he called it “Meat Church Holy Cow.” Now, Meat Church offers a full complement of seasonings, brines, injections, and other merchandise.
Today, Matt spends his time smoking meat, creating, teaching and sharing his meat passion with others. When Matt isn’t spreading the good word of wood-fired flavor, he spends his time at home with Traci and his children. For Matt, barbecue is about bringing people together, helping people grow in their BBQ knowledge and turning out amazing food.
Matt teaches out of his amazing backyard teaching kitchen in Waxahachie, Texas.