Lance Kirkpatrick

Pitmaster - Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew

Lance Kirkpatrick, Pitmaster, at Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew in Austin, got his start in the craft of smoking meat working the pits under the guidance of Bobby Mueller of Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor, Texas. Lance, trained under the late Bobbie Mueller for over 9 years where he honed his skills as a true barbecue craftsman. The craft of smoking meat over a wood fired pit, is a tradition that requires attention to time honored techniques day in and day out, which Lance practices 6 days a week at Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew in Austin, Texas.