BBQ expert and BBQ Pitmasters host Myron Mixon has inked a book deal with Ballantine Trade Paperbacks for Smokin’ with Myron Mixon.

The book will  “reveal his award winning recipes and secrets, along with sharing anecdotes and tales from the nationwide competitive BBQ circuit.” Ryan Doherty at Ballantine Trade Paperbacks acquired the book  in a preempt.  Michael Psaltis at The Cea negotiated the deal.

Here’s more about the BBQ Pitmasters host (pictured): “He serves as chief cook of Jack’s Old South Competition Bar-B-Que Team, which he started in 1996 as a way to promote his family’s Bar-B-Que sauce, which was made by his mother and father, Gaye and Jack Mixon. His team has won more than 180 grand championships resulting in over 1700 total trophies, 30 state championships.”