Brian Misko |  House of Q BBQ Sauce & Spice

Brian Misko | House of Q BBQ Sauce & Spice

Brian Misko is a pitmaster and a storyteller, and he’s one of the best. Since leaving behind a job in the software industry to cook competitively, he and his House of Q team have been crowned Grand Champion at many barbecue competitions. In 2014 alone, he has earned the inaugural Canadian BBQ Society national Team of the Year, been crowned twice Grand Champion, and been selected to represent Canada at the Jack Daniels World Invitational BBQ Championship. A career highlight is winning first place ribs at the 2014 World Food Championships.

BBQ Brian’s new cookbook titled Grilling with House of Q is gathering rave reviews and fans meanwhile educating cooking enthusiasts on how to be creative at grill. BBQ Brian can be seen providing “BBQ Tips” on Global BC’s Morning News, giving demos on trade show stages, and developing new products for his House of Q line of BBQ sauces and rubs. He lives in Surrey, B.C., with his family and a large collection of grills and smokers.


House of Q is an award-winning competition BBQ team and BBQ sauce and spice maker based in Langley, BC. The House of Q Competition BBQ team, led by BBQ Brian Misko, began competitive cooking in 2005 and has since won awards all over North America, including First Place ribs at the 2014 World Food Championships in Las Vegas, NV. The team has won awards at the Jack Daniel’s World Invitational BBQ Championships in Lynchburg, Tennessee. The team was awarded the 2014 Team of the Year by the Canadian BBQ Society.

Launched in 2007, the House of Q BBQ sauce and spice line-up has won awards across North America, including best BBQ sauce twice at the BBQ on the Bow in Calgary, AB, for our Apple Butter BBQ Sauce. The Slow Smoke Gold BBQ Sauce and Slather won Second Place two years in a row at the prestigious American Royal World Series of BBQ in Kansas City, MO. House of Q products have a loyal following and are hot sellers at specialty retailers across Canada.