Ocala food truck wins the Food Network’s BBQ Brawl

Published: Jun. 28, 2022 at 5:13 PM EDT
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OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) - Big Lee’s barbecue food truck in Ocala won a BBQ competition on the Food Network.

A watch party gathered Monday night when the final episode of the Food Network’s BBQ Brawl aired. Pit master Rashad Jones won the season three competition.

In a Facebook post, Jones said, “Ocala, I hope I made y’all proud!”

What an amazing BBQ Brawl adventure! #mybigleesbbq

Posted by Big Lee's - Serious About Barbecue on Monday, June 27, 2022

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Jones started his food truck business on July 12, 2014, after a holiday trip in 2011 to visit his wife Patrice’s family in the Mississippi delta. He tasted her Uncle Leon’s barbecue and decided to start his own restaurant.

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