Our Story

Sterling Smith, US Navy Veteran and owner/pit-master of Loot N’ Booty BBQ, has been competing on the professional barbeque circuit since 2009. In that time, Sterling and his family have traveled nationally and internationally to compete in major competitions including the Jack Daniel’s World BBQ Invitational, where they won the title of World Pork Champion, the American Royal World Series of BBQ, where they won Reserve Grand Champion out of more than 450 professional BBQ teams and won the title of Chicken World Champion, the Sam’s Club Finals and The Kingsford Australian Invitational.

Sterling has won 31 Grand and Reserve Grand Championship Awards, more than 400 top ten awards, 9 perfect “180” scores, 3 – 700+ scores and is the two-time Australian Invitational Lamb Champion. Loot N’ Booty BBQ is the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Arizona BBQ Team of the Year and was featured on an episode of Destination America Channel’s Smoked, where Sterling and his wife Molly won the title of “Smoked BBQ Boss.” Loot N’ Booty BBQ Rubs and Sauces are sold nationally and internationally at hundreds of retailers world-wide and Sterling teaches competition and backyard style BBQ classes at locations across the world.

Signature Rubs

Loot N’ Booty’s debut BBQ seasoning, Loot N’ Booty Everything Rub, is a true all purpose seasoning that has seen proven success on the BBQ circuit, for Loot N’ Booty and other teams using this product. It is dubbed Everything Rub for its ability to serve just as well on pork ribs and other competition meats as it does on “everything” from burgers to guacamole, potato salad to even watermelon!

Jolly Roger Rub

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What's Your Beef Rub

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Gold Star Chicken Rub

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Everything Rub

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