About the Author
Lilly emerged on the scene in 1992 when he began working for the world-famous Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q restaurant in Decatur, Alabama, founded in 1925. Lilly is now Chef/Pitmaster and 4th generation partner.
Lilly is the head chef of the Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q Competition Cooking Team, the winner of 17 World BBQ Championships in meat categories, and holds a record 5 Memphis In May World Grand Championships. He won the American Royal International Invitational and captured the International Jamaican Barbeque Championship. He also won the title of “King of the Smokers” at a national barbecue Invitational.