Plowboys BBQ

1111 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA

Phone: 

816-221-7569

The heart of Plowboys BBQ is competition-style barbecue. It began in 2001 when Todd Johns and his brother-in-law, Randy Hinck, started Pork Pullin Plowboys, their competition team. For the next six years, Todd and Randy would travel all over the country, participating in competitions, perfecting their craft and learning what makes truly great barbecue. Hint: It’s all about the “low and slow.”

Maybe the most ambitious year of all, 2019 saw the opening of a second concession stand at Arrowhead. The success of Patrick Mahomes and the team meant record breaking sales. Nacho sales approached 600 in a 4.5 hour period.

The first Plowboys BBQ franchise opened at Barry's Husker Bar in Lincoln, NE.

After two years of searching, Plowboys finally crossed the KS state line opening a 5000 sq ft location at 75th & Metcalf in Overland Park, KS, but was forced to close due to the impacts of Covid.

435 Magazine had declared Plowboys the first KC BBQ joint to operate in three states: Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska. Unfortunately, it's back down to 2.
Darren Shafer
Owner, Pitmaster
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