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Grill Masters Club, Titanium Tongsman Contest

Titanium Tongsman Champ- Ricky Albright

The BBQ competition world is full of awesome flavors, delicious meats, smoky aromas and some of the most amazing people this world has to offer.  Pairing BBQ and football is a no brainer, and this year's live cook-off event was held at the SEC Championship game on December 3rd  in Atlanta GA.


Ricky Albright, Titanium Tongsman,  Grill Masters Club
Ricky Albright was one of two finalists who earned   their spot in the Johnsonville's Titanium Tongsman competition with hard work and a perfectly executed Seared & Braised Beer Brats with Vegetables and Lime Ranch Dressing” recipe – featuring Fresh Johnsonville Beer Brats.





The two finalists were paired with a celebrity chef and battled it out, grilling their favorite sausage recipes in a 30 minute contest.

Ricky Albright IG@ iron_fire_cooking was skilled enough to win the title of Johnsonville’s Titanium Tongsman in the 2022-23 competition.  Ricky’s grand prize winnings included a new Pit Boss Grill, a year’s supply of Johnsonville sausages, grilling accessories and a custom set of titanium tongs. 

Johnsonville did a great job with the Tongsman event, and had an awesome turnout.  



Ricky hails from Troy, Alabama and credits his father with teaching him how to grill. He considers himself a rancher, farmer, outdoor enthusiast and Big Green Egg fanatic.  In addition to competitions, Ricky caters events and hosts an Iron Fire Cooking YouTube channel with some awesome content!

If you subscribe, you get all access to some amazing recipes that he has featured.  

Ricky’s Instagram page iron_fire_cooking is filled with amazing recipes like this:

Hopping Jalapeno Grilled Cheese with Bacon Jam 


Salmon Cakes 


These recipes are to die for, and Ricky keeps creating new ways to make you drool! 

Ricky also teamed up with Grill Masters Club in November to create a step by step guide on How to Spatchcock a Turkey! His technique is spot on, and as you can see, produced a beautiful spatchcocked turkey! 


Ricky is definitely someone to follow as he is sure to continue to WOW us with his awesome BBQ creations and competition performances. Check him out next in the March/April edition of Southern Cast Iron and be sure to follow him on Instagram @iron_fire_cooking! 


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